Oscar gave his side an early lead at Stamford Bridge, although the Villans held their opponents off until the interval with some stubborn defending.
See how the action unfolded below.
ASTON VILLA STARTING XI:Guzan, Hutton, Senderos, Baker, Cissokho, Cleverley, Delph, Richardson, Westwood, Weimann, Agbonlahor
CHELSEA SUBSTITUTIONS: Cech, Zouma, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Schurrle, Remy, Drogba
ASTON VILLA SUBSTITUTIONS: Given, Clark, Bacuna, Sanchez, N'Zogbia, Grealish, Bent
4 - Branislav Ivanovic has scored four goals in his last four @premierleague starts against Aston Villa. Bonus.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 27, 2014
8 - Diego Costa has scored eight goals in his first six PL appearances; Micky Quinn (10) is the only player to score more. Rampant.— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) September 27, 2014