Manchester United opened the weekend with a home match against Aston Villa, but they were unable to avenge their midweek Carabao Cup defeat as Bruno Loses a penalty to safe the day.
Last time out in the league, a thrilling final against West Ham was swiftly forgotten three days later when the Hammers won at Old Trafford, and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under even more pressure after Kourtney Hause’s header clinched a 1-0 victory for Villa.
United had an opportunity to close the gap on a rival when Man City beat Chelsea in the other early kickoff, but they were terrible throughout the afternoon. To salvage a point, Bruno Fernandes missed a late penalty, while Cristiano Ronaldo had a quiet game.
As a result of today’s results, Liverpool is the Premier League’s only unbeaten team. This evening, they face Brentford, with the chance to go three points clear.
prior to the match in an interview with Ole Gunnar Solskear the Manchester United manager. He said. They are fresh, prepared well, have worked well this week,” he told MUTV of the lineup. “A few on the bench Wednesday night. We have prepared really well. Early kick-offs… It’s hard when you play Wednesday night. That’s part of the reason we did what we did on Wednesday night.”
United XI: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Shaw (Dalot, 34), Maguire (Lindelof, 67), Varane, Fred, McTominay (Cavani, 82), Fernandes, Pogba, Greenwood, Ronaldo.
Subs not used: Heaton, Lingard, Matic, Van de Beek, Sancho, Martial.