Manchester United are one step closer to joining the race for a top finish in the Premier League after an impressive start since the restart. The stepping stone for the Red Devils will be when they head to Villa Park this Wednesday. Matchday 34 for both sides has kickoff at 22:15 GMT.
Aston Villa might be a step closer to bidding the Premier League goodbye after poor performances since the restart. The side is yet to register a win since the restart. The best performance to date is the 1-1 draw to Newcastle United.
The dip in form for Coach Dean Smith has been worrying. This is after the strong start to their campaign after promotion from the Championship. The side is currently18 on the rankings with 27 points. The team is one point behind Watford.
Dean Smith will be coming against a revitalized Manchester United who is on an unbeaten streak since the restart. Coach Ole Gunnar is enjoying a recharge Red Devils with impressive performances putting the side in contention of a top-four finish.
The 5-2 clamping of Bournemouth was evidence of the threat by the side. The sprout in players such as Greenwood netting a brace and the peak in the form of Martial will prove to be a thorn in Dean Smith’s side.
Aston Villa vs. Manchester United Head to Head
Both sides have 24 games between each other, with Manchester United picking up 18 wins while Aston Villa with only one win. Here is a look at their previous encounters in the league:
Liverpool 2-0 Aston Villa
Aston Villa 0-1 Wolves
Newcastle 1-1 Aston Villa
Aston Villa 1-2 Chelsea
Aston Villa 0-0 Sheffield United
Manchester United 5-2 Bournemouth
Brighton 0-3 Manchester United
Manchester United 3-0 Sheffield United
Tottenham 1-1 Manchester United
Manchester United 2-0 Manchester City
Aston Villa Team News
The attacking threat since the injury of Wesley Morales has been missing even with the presence of signing Samatta. New sensation Nakwamba is yet to set his mark in the side after a series of impressive performances.
Manchester United Team News
Greenwood became the first teenager to score over 15 goals in a season since Wayne Rooney in 20004. The youngster sets to start the lineup after gaining favor with Ole Gunnar. Injury woes at the camp include defensive reinforcements with Victor Lindelof and Phil Jones out with injuries.
Prediction and Odds
Manchester United are on a high roll, and we expect a slight breeze over struggling Aston Villa this Wednesday.
Manchester United Win
Goals Over 2.5
First Half Winner: Manchester United