"In the second half, the physical contribution from Villa and the fact some of our players dropped off a little bit, allowed them back in. I felt at the end of the first half we seemed as if we weren't right on top of things and that made it difficult.
"But this is a big result. Because of the belief in the Villa side after their recent good run, we needed something special. Maybe in the past, games like that have been our Achilles heel. But we have improved, have more experience and resilience and we panic less."