Jan 29, 2014 at 7.45pm UK at ​Villa Park
Aston Villa
West BromWest Bromwich Albion
Weimann (13'), Bacuna (25'), Delph (38'), Benteke (64' pen.)
Holt (89')
FT(HT: 3-3)
Brunt (4'), Delph (9' og.), Mulumbu (44')
Lugano (68'), Brunt (70'), Olsson (87')

Paul Lambert praises "fantastic" response from players

Paul Lambert, manager of Aston Villa gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Aston Villa at Anfield on January 18, 2014
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Paul Lambert praises his team's response to falling two goals behind in the 4-3 win over West Bromwich Albion.

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has admitted that it was "fantastic" to see his players fight back from two goals behind to beat West Bromwich Albion 4-3 on Wednesday night.

Lambert's side found themselves 2-0 down after nine minutes at Villa Park but they responded impressively to earn the victory, with Christian Benteke scoring the winner from the penalty spot.

"All credit to the team, the response was fantastic," the Villa boss told reporters after the West Midlands derby. "With derby games, it doesn't matter where you are in the table, they're really unpredictable.

"We've done so much in a short space of time. We have a young side and we are giving it a right good go."

Villa have climbed to 10th in the Premier League following the win.

West Brom's Chris Brunt celebrates with teammate Liam Ridgewell after scoring the opening goal against Aston Villa during their Premier League match on January 29, 2014
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