I’m pretty sure you must have enjoyed today’s Premier League games. Hopefully, Sunday’s fixture schedule should serve us more entertainment and talking points. Thanks for being with us on today’s match coverage, see you next time. Stay safe!!!
As for Manchester United, their inconsistent run of results continues. They have now won just one of their last four Premier League games.
What a dramatic game we have just witnessed. After it had seemed like Manchester United would pick up all three points on the night, new loan acquisition from Barcelona Philippe Coutinho had other ideas. He showed his undoubted quality by providing an assist and scoring the leveller within 14 minutes of his introduction as a second half substitute.
FULL-TIME AT VILLA PARK: Aston Villa 2-2 Manchester United
82′ MIN: What a way to make your debut! New winter loan signing Philippe Coutinho draws Aston Villa level. Beautiful!!!
GOOOOAAAAALLLLL!!! Aston Villa 2-2 Manchester United (P. Coutinho)
77′ MIN: Ramsey halves the deficit for the hosts off an assist by debutant Philippe Coutinho. Game on???
GOOOAAALLL!!! Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester United (J. Ramsey)
67′ MIN: It’s a double for the Portuguese! Bruno Fernandes extends the Red Devils lead.
GOOOAAAALLLLL!!! Aston Villa 0-2 Manchester United (B. Fernandes)
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY AT VILLA PARK: Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester City
Manchester United lead at the break but a couple of saves from David de Gea has kept out Aston Villa who have grown into the game.
HALF-TIME AT VILLA PARK: Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United
6′ MIN: Portuguese international Bruno Fernandes puts the Red Devils in front, as his shot squirms through Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez’s hands.
GOOOAAAALLLLL!!! Aston Villa 0-1 Manchester United (B. Fernandes)
KICK-OFF AT VILLA PARK: Aston Villa 0-0 Manchester United
As for Manchester United, star player and talismanic forward is OUT due to injury, while club captain Harry Maguire and winger Jadon Sancho are on the substitutes bench.
Aston Villa boss Steven Gerrard has included new loan signing from Barcelona Philippe Coutinho among the substitutes for the visit of the Red Devils. The Brazilian’s last Premier League game was against Leicester City in December 2017.
The next set of games saw Wolverhampton Wanderers dispatch Southampton 3-1 at the Molineux, Norwich City piled on the ever-growing pressure on Toffees manager Rafa Benitez by beating Everton 2-1, while Newcastle United could only manage a 1-1 draw with visiting Watford at St. James Park.
The Matchweek began with a Saturday lunchtime fixture between reigning Premier League champions Manchester City and European kings Chelsea at the Etihad Stadium, with Pep Guardiola’s side running away 1-0 winners courtesy of a beautiful goal by Belgian maestro Kevin de Bruyne.
Hello and welcome to our LIVE coverage of the Premier League fixture between Aston Villa and Manchester United set to go down at Villa Park. It is the final game for the day, following the conclusion of four other matches earlier on.