Lambert delighted with makeshift Villa defence

Gabby Agbonlahor put Villa ahead against the run of play and they maintained that advantage until the last 10 minutes when Nathaniel Clyne finally broke down the stubborn resistance of Ciaran Clark and Jores Okore to hit a stunning equaliser.

Okore made his return to the Villa XI having sat on the sidelines since September last year due to a knee injury and played alongside Clark for the first time.

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