Full time scoreof Aston Villa vs. Man United : 3-1
On Sunday afternoon, Manchester United plays Aston Villa in the Premier League at Villa Park.
Alejandro Garnacho’s goal gave United a 1-0 victory against Real Sociedad in the last Europa League group game on Thursday, but it wasn’t enough to win Group E; the Spaniards took the top place owing to a better goal differential.
Erik ten Hag now shifts his focus back to the Premier League and Manchester United’s game against Aston Villa. Unai Emery, who led Villarreal to victory against United in the 2020–21 Europa League final in Gdansk, was afterwards named manager of the Midlands team after Steven Gerrard was fired at the end of the previous month. This will be his first game in charge.
In terms of team news, Jadon Sancho and Antony are still absent for United, although Anthony Martial is sitting on the bench. Marcus Rashford takes Bruno Fernandes’ position since he has been banned. As a result of his midweek goal, Garnacho holds his position.
Shaw reveals shocking information about United
Luke Shaw has acknowledged that against Aston Villa on Sunday, United did not deserve to win.
Erik ten Hag’s team never recovered from conceding two goals early on as United lost 3-1 at Villa Park. Villa scored two goals in the first half from Leon Bailey and Lucas Digne, and United fell behind as a result.
Even though Shaw scored a deflected goal shortly before halftime, the hosts’ third goal of the match was scored by Jacob Ramsey in the 49th minute, thus ending any hopes of a comeback.
Dalot points out the lesson United must take note.
After paying a heavy price in their loss to Aston Villa, Diogo Dalot feels that United must draw lessons from their sluggish beginnings to both halves.
At Villa Park, United were behind 2-0 after only 11 minutes, and when Jacob Ramsey’s own goal pulled them even just before halftime, they gave up again four minutes later.
The sluggish beginnings, according to Dalot, are a serious issue that United must address. The two early goals made things difficult for United at Villa Park, where Unai Emery was in charge of the hosts for the first time.
Greater issues exist for United than just their defense.
The wait for Aston Villa is finished after 9,941 days. The Adidas white uniform worn by Manchester United for their first league loss at Villa Park since August 1995 will not be as well-known as the eerie Umbro grey of 1995.
At Villa, United’s home away from home since the stirring 1983 FA Cup semifinal, their 23-game undefeated league streak came to an end in a stalemate. After 24 games with no victories, Villa finally beat United in Birmingham for the first time since 1999.
The final score was precisely the same as that of United’s “youth,” who Alan Hansen wrote off on Match of the Day on opening day in 1995. That year, United completed a second domestic double. The only way they will come closer this year is in the cup games, and on Thursday, Villa will visit Old Trafford.
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