Dec 4, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​St Mary's Stadium
Southampton
2-3
Aston Villa
Rodriguez (48'), Osvaldo (69')
Fonte (81'), Lambert (90'), Osvaldo (90')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Agbonlahor (15'), Kozak (64'), Delph (80')
Kozak (65'), Weimann (90')

Aston Villa's Paul Lambert hails "fabulous" Fabian Delph

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert is full of praise for Fabian Delph for his winning goal against Southampton on Wednesday.

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has hailed Fabian Delph for his performance during his side's 3-2 victory over Southampton at St Mary's Stadium on Wednesday.

The 24-year-old midfielder scored the winner for the Villans in the 80th minute to condemn the Saints to their first defeat at home in the Premier League this season.

"I thought we were outstanding the whole game," Lambert told Sky Sports News.

"I thought [Delph's] game was fabulous, I really did. He's been terrific for me this season, but the strike was just worthy of winning any game.

"I've nothing but praise for the team who came back really strongly in the second half and won a really good game."

Villa are currently 10th in the league table with 19 points from 14 matches.

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