James Chester's first goal for Aston Villa enabled the Birmingham club to record a 1-0 Championship home win over Derby - their first victory in 11 games and a first in 2017,
The change in fortunes is a major relief for Villa and their manager, Steve Bruce, following five successive defeats.
For Derby it was a familiar outcome at Villa Park where they have now lost on each of their last 10 visits
It was, however, far from a conclusive win for Villa.
As usual they found themselves under strong pressure...