Manchester United [1] – 1 Aston Villa – Anthony Martial Goal

Unai Emery returns to the Premier League with a 3-1 win over Manchester United at rocking Villa park on Sunday.The home team needed just seven minutes to score the opening, Leon Bailey firing home, with Lucas Digne then dispatching a free-kick shortly after to put Villa ahead comfortably. Shaw pulled one back late in the first half, Jacob Ramsey directing his effort from distance into his own net, but he then scored at the right end shortly after the restart.

soon put a stop to the comeback and it was no more than Aston Villa deserved. This historic win makes it back-to-back Premier League

home wins for the first time either this season or last as they move up to 13th in the table.In the 2nd Half, referee Anthony Taylor stopped the game after a frustrated Ronaldo dragged Mings to the ground

As you can see in the footage below, both players got into a pretty serious tussle in the penalty area.


Such was the severity of the incident, a VAR check took place for violent conduct, but it concludes no red card was required. Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, received a yellow card for his actions.

Villa Park erupted after the final whistle, just as it had after Bailey burst through to punish lax defending before Digne bent a superb free-kick beyond David De Gea.

Ramsey provided the first goal and earned the foul that led to the second, before inadvertently scoring an own goal when diverting home Shaw’s hopeful strike to reduce the deficit before the break

Ten Hag made changes in a bid to change the tatics but Aston Villa dug deep, with Emery making alterations to see out a great first win as manager.

It would have been even more memorable if Douglas Luiz had successfully scored from a corner in the stoppage time.

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