Despite the fact that his team have now dropped into the relegation zone, Lambert is confident that they will survive in the Premier League if they replicate today's performance between now and the end of the season.
"I don't think we deserved to lose that. I thought we looked a threat all game. The ways the lads played, I couldn't fault them. If we keep playing like that we will [beat the drop]," he told BBC Sport.
Next up for Villa is a home encounter against champions Manchester City a week today.