Marvelous Nakamba featured in the Aston Villa first XI against Liverpool on Tuesday.
The Zimbabwean had last started in a match in December before he picked up a knee injury that required surgery.
He played for an hour as a defensive midfielder before subbed off as Villa lost 2-1.
Nakamba made two interceptions and two successful tackles to help him attain a rating of 6.4/10.
Here is the full performance report of the player.