Aston Villa vs West Brom player ratings: Jores Okore and Scott Sinclair star for the hosts

Aston Villa 2 West Brom 0: Sinclair and Delph strike in Villa's win - but who was their star man?

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Goals from Fabian Delph and Scott gave Aston Villa a 2-0 win in their FA Cup quarter-final clash against West Brom at Villa Park.

The visitors enjoyed the best of the first half, with Saido Berahino forcing a fine early save from Shay Given before his strike partner Brown Ideye squandered a wonderful opportunity.

Tim Sherwood's team were much-improved after the break, upping the tempo and breaking the deadlock after 51 minutes when Delph beat Boaz Myhill at his near post with a low left-footed drive.

Aston Villa 2 West Brom 0 match report

Claudio Yacob saw red for a second yellow card with ten minutes to go, before the excellent Sinclair put the game beyond doubt with a well-taken second goal.

Villa's second-half substitute Jack Grealish received his own marching orders in injury time after two bookings in quick succession, while a series of pitch invasions from jubilant Villa fans caused repeated delays before the final whistle.

So how did the players score? Click on the gallery below to find out.

 

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