Aston Villa continued their fine form in the Championship with an impressive victory over playoff rivals Bristol City.

Tammy Abraham scored from the penalty spot to give Dean Smith’s side the lead 10 minutes into the second half, before Conor Hourihane doubled the home side’s advantage.

Famara Diedhiou pulled one back for the visitors with 15 minutes remaining but Villa held on for their eighth successive Championship victory.

Smith’s side are now fifth in the league, five points clear of Middlesbrough, who are one place outside the playoff positions. 

Following the win over Bristol City, we’re asking you to vote for your Man of the Match, using our ‘winner stays on’ style duel below to decide.

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Keinan Davis

Neil Taylor

Tammy Abraham

Mile Jedinak

Jed Steer

Albert Adomah

Axel Tuanzebe

Anwar El Ghazi

Glen Whelan

John McGinn

Ahmed El Mohamady

Conor Hourihane


  John McGinn 82%
  Anwar El Ghazi 78%
  Conor Hourihane 67%
  Glen Whelan 47%
  Axel Tuanzebe 45%
  Mile Jedinak 44%
  Tammy Abraham 37%
  Neil Taylor 27%
  Ahmed El Mohamady 12%
  Jed Steer 9%
  Albert Adomah 8%
  Keinan Davis 8%