Axel Tuanzebe praises Aston Villa supporters

New signing Axel Tuanzebe of Aston Villa poses for a picture at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on August 06, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Aston Villa defender was impressed by the travelling claret and blues following on Sunday.

New signing Axel Tuanzebe of Aston Villa poses for a picture at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on August 06, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

Axel Tuanzebe has praised Aston Villa’s supporters in the Birmingham Mail.

Villa were held to a 1-1 draw by Leeds United, as their run of 10 wins on the spin came to an end on Sunday.

The claret and blues and Leeds played out a fiercely competitive encounter at Elland Road, and the atmosphere in the ground was outstanding.

 

With Leeds fans feeling that decisions were going against them, the noise levels were very high.

But Tuanzebe insists that he could hear Villa supporters right the way to the end of the contest.

“Everywhere you go when you are fighting for something important, the atmosphere is always going to immense,” he said.

Axel Tuanzebe of Aston Villa in action during a training session at the club's training ground at Bodymoor Heath on August 17, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

“Everyone is going to bring their A-game. Our fans give us the same kind of support and push us on to win games.

“They did the same on Sunday, they were fighting for us. You could hear them until the end.”

Leeds and Villa’s match will live long the memory as it was so controversial.

Leeds scored through Mateusz Klich, but Villa had stopped playing, as Marcelo Bielsa’s men looked as if they were about to put the ball out of play to allow the injured Jonathan Kodjia to receive treatment.

Villa were then allowed to walk the ball into Leeds’ net, in a show of great sportsmanship from Bielsa.

Leeds and Villa could yet meet again this season, with the pair both set to be playing in the play offs next month.

Axel Tuanzebe of Aston Villa during the Sky Bet Championship match between Aston Villa and Bolton Wanderers at Villa Park on November 02, 2018 in Birmingham, England.

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