RATINGS: How Sheffield Wednesday players performed in their win over Aston Villa

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It was hard to find just one stand-out performer in a Sheffield Wednesday shirt as the Owls saw off Aston Villa with a superb away display.

Here's how we rated the players individually...

Ross Wallace and Gary Hooper celebrate with Adam Reach after the Owls winger's superb opener against Aston Villa

Ross Wallace and Gary Hooper celebrate with Adam Reach after the Owls winger's superb opener against Aston Villa

KEIREN WESTWOOD - 7

Didn't have a lot to do bar a few comfortable saves and easy catches/clearances and was absolutely fuming at the end to have conceded and prevented a clean sheet.

JACK HUNT - 7

Did well getting forward and put in some great tackles at the other end

GLENN LOOVENS - 8

Didn't put a foot wrong at the back and barely gave the Villa forward line a kick, edging his way in front of strikers and putting a foot in to clear danger. Superb in the second half

TOM LEES - 8

Like Loovens was excellent in the second period and an absolute colossus in the air. Best performance of the season so far

MORGAN FOX - 7

Defended well, particularly after the break though caught out for their goal. Not much going forward but did enough work to allow more freedom to Reach

ROSS WALLACE - 7

Crucial in the second half during a period of Villa pressure, as he picked the ball deep and carried it forward to take the heat off. Was missed when he went off injured

BARRY BANNAN - 8

Superb. Ran the midfield from an attacking sense, spraying intelligent balls all over the pitch and producing an incredible amount of work

JACOB BUTTERFIELD - 9

One of the best Wednesday performances of this season by any player. Butterfield was peerless; breaking up play, playing neat passes and setting up attacks, all of which allowed Bannan to better fulfill his role

ADAM REACH - 8

Stunning goal to kick things off for Wednesday after mere seconds and it set the tone for him and the team. Playing with real confidence at the minute and relishing the left wing role again

GARY HOOPER - 7

A somewhat quieter day for the striker who hasn't quite linked up that well with Rhodes but still there were a number of quick passes which cut the Villa defence open, not least for the second goal

JORDAN RHODES - 7

All round he's still finding his feet but if he continues to find a goal while that happens, then no one can complain. Bullied a little in the second half when Wednesday needed to hold the ball up closer to Villa's goal than their own.

SUBSTITUTES

LIAM PALMER - 6

Defended well on the right when coming on for Wallace but inexplicably denied Fletcher a certain goal by sliding in and taking a cross from him

STEVEN FLETCHER - 7

Came on for Rhodes and was the perfect addition. Held the ball up and offered the Villa defence more of a physical problem than Rhodes had done, which was crucial

DAVID JONES

On late for Hooper