Premier League 2019-20: Manchester United v Aston Villa Preview, Predicted XI, Team News and more
Manchester United will be looking to get back to winning ways in the Premier League when they welcome Aston Villa on Sunday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men produced an incredible comeback against Sheffield United last weekend in what turned out to be a thrilling encounter, however, the Reds failed to hold on to their lead and came away with just a point in the end.
The Red Devils have been largely inconsistent this season, especially in the Premier League, and have managed just four wins in 13 games. However, they have had some good results at home lately and will fancy their chances going into this weekend's game.
Aston Villa, on the other hand, will be going into the game full of confidence after their 2-0 victory against Newcastle United last time around. The Villans currently sit 15th on the Premier League table with 14 points, and a victory against Manchester United on Sunday will take them level on points with the Red Devils.
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Manchester United v Aston Villa Head-to-Head
Manchester United scraped a 1-0 victory over the Villans when these two sides last met in the Premier League back in 2016. The Red Devils boast an incredible record against the Lions and haven't lost just once in previous 15 meetings.
Manchester United form guide: D-W-L-W-D
Aston Villa form guide: W-L-L-L-W
Manchester United v Aston Villa Team News
Players returning from injuries provides Manchester United with a huge boost going into the busy festive period. Scott McTominay is nursing an ankle injury and won't be available for selection against Aston Villa. Paul Pogba is still recovering from his injury and is expected to miss the game against the Lions.
Eric Bailly, Diogo Dalot and Timothy Fosu-Mensah seem to have recovered from their respective long-term injuries and have started to train with the first-team. Nemanja Matic could return to the matchday squad against Aston Villa.
Injuries: Scott McTominay, Paul Pogba
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Manchester United v Aston Villa Predicted XI:
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): David de Gea, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Victor Lindelof, Harry Maguire, Brandon Williams, Fred, Andreas Pereira, Daniel James, Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial
Manchester United v Aston Villa Prediction:
Despite their struggles in the Premier League this season, Manchester United remain a tough proposition to beat at home.
The Red Devils have displayed some exhilarating football at Old Trafford in their previous two matches and could be too hot to handle for the Villans.
Even with the likes of John McGinn and Jack Grealish at their disposal, Aston Villa will find it hard to beat Solskjaer's men.
Prediction: Manchester United 3-1 Aston Villa.
Published 28 Nov 2019, 19:04 IST