Aston Villa made it two wins from two at the start of the new Championship campaign when they recorded a 3-2 victory over Wigan Athletic at the weekend.
Steve Bruce’s side certainly had to ride their luck when it came to picking up all three points though, with Birkir Bjarnason’s 94th-minute strike securing a huge win.
Villa were impressive going forward, but it would be fair to say that they looked a little shaky at the back, with Mile Jedinak struggling to impress at centre-back.
Jedinak has long impressed in a midfield position, but the Australian had a difficult afternoon alongside James Chester in the heart of Villa’s back four.
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It will certainly be interesting to see whether Bruce selects the 34-year-old in defence again, but the Villa fans are hopeful that is not the case.
Indeed, a number of the club’s supporters have taken to Twitter to criticise £50,000-a-week star Jedinak, and a selection of the reaction can be seen below:
First goal could of happened even if Jedinak was playing in midfield. He under hit the pass back. But why are we playing out from the back anyway #avfc
— Luke Marshall (@marshallavfc) August 11, 2018
Mile jedinak is useless as CB #avfc
— Matthew Sabin (@MattBrumSabin9) August 11, 2018
Jedinak had one of the worst performances I’ve ever seen anyone have in a villa shirt. Absolutely shocking. #avfc
— Aston Villa Daily (@AVFC_Daily) August 11, 2018
Things I’ve learnt today jedinak is a terrible terrible centre half&mcginn is indeed super!great 3 points we really dug in when needed!#avfc
— david greenfield (@daveavfcg) August 11, 2018
We really do love playing people out of position, especially in the heart of defence, Jedinak channeling his inner Micah Richards #avfc
— Jack Millman (@LordMillman) August 11, 2018
Dear Steve Bruce
Mile Jedinak is not a Central Defender.
Lots of love
Every Aston Villa fan #AVFC
— Chris Rowley (@chrisrowley4) August 11, 2018