"It was a captain's performance," said Villa manager Dean Smith.
"For the other side of the game people don't see, Jack ran 60 yards to back dispossess players [at times]. He was integral to everything, he got the goal and provided an assist.
Aston Villa boss Dean Smith says his side do not have a "mental block" about going ahead after they twice let the lead slip to draw with Burnley at Villa Park.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche: "The will, desire and mentality was outstanding again.
Unai Emery praised Arsenal's "amazing" team spirit but admits his side have to improve defensively after twice coming from behind to beat Aston Villa in a pulsating encounter at Emirates Stadium
"The team spirit was amazing, we need to continue working and improving things," said the Arsenal boss.
Aston Villa moved out of the relegation zone by drawing against a West Ham side who finished with 10 men after Arthur Masuaku's red card
West Ham boss Manuel Pellegrini disagreed with the decision to send off his left-back.
Aston Villa are through to the Sky Bet Championship play-off final after beating West Brom 4-3 on penalties in the second leg of their semi-final at The Hawthorns.
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