Villa Park – Sunday – Kick-off 3:05pm GMT.
Premier League action on Sunday as Villa and Man U meet at Villa Park – 3:05pm GMT.
With Champion’s League positions always a key motivation, second placed Man U remain in contention as they travel to tenth placed Villa.
Aston Villa go into this meeting with 48 points secured
Villa will be keen to retain their winning form, having beaten Everton 1-2 in their last match.
With 48 points, they currently sit tenth in the League having won 14 games, drawn six meetings, and lost 13 fixtures.
When Villa host Man U, they will do so on the back of six wins and three darts on their own ground.
A victory for Aston Villa would put them on 51 points.
Villa are likely to be missing three of their key players when they start Sunday’s game, due to injury and illness.
It’s 67 points so far for Manchester United this season, going into this meeting
Following a 0-0 draw against Leeds United, Man U will be hoping for more.
Football is a simple game, first don’t lose, and Man U achieved this now in 19 of their last 20 meetings, a form has placed them in clear contention for Champion’s League qualification. Their position is second in the League, and they have 67 points having won 19 fixtures, drawn 10 matches, and lost four meetings.
Man U will travel to Villa with a win record on the road that is quite unremarkable, with 10 victories and seven draws.
A victory for Manchester United would put them on 70 points.
Good Attacking Performance
Man U will be pleased to have a good goal scoring record so far this season (64). Their stand out attacking players have been Bruno Fernandes (16), Marcus Rashford (10), and Edinson Cavani (8). Man U have conceded 35 goals.
Going into Sunday’s game, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer without three of his players, due to illness or injury.
Aston Villa v Manchester United Head-to-Heads.
These two teams have met on 54 occasions, in which Man U have enjoyed 40 victories and 11 draws. The last time they played each other in this competition The Red Devils secured a 2-1 home win.
For Villa, Ollie Watkins contributed with
10 goals in 33 League games this season, while Bruno Fernandes scored
16 goals in 33 League matches this Premier League Season for Man U.
Other players of note for Villa are Anwar El Ghazi and Bertrand Traore with eight goals and five goals respectively and for Man U are Marcus Rashford and Edinson Cavani with 10 goals and eight goals respectively.