In this week 22 match on the 15th of January, Manchester United will travel to Birmingham to battle Aston Villa in a meeting of these two Premier League teams. Aston Villa is fresh off their 1-2 loss against Brentford. Danny Ings scored the first goal for Aston Villa in the 16th minute, then Yoane Wissa tied it up for Brentford in the 42nd minute Finally they completed the comback victory in the 83rd minute on a goal by Mads Roerslev Rasmussen to cap off a wild match. Aston Villa is looking for direction having earned 12 points in their last 10 matches, while in their last match, Manchester United recorded a 0-1 loss against Wolverhampton Wanderers. João Moutinho struck first for Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 82nd minute, and with that single goal the scoring was complete. Neither team could manage anything else In the end, Manchester United couldn’t muster any offence and Wolverhampton Wanderers ran away with the shutout win. With 17 points in their last 10 matches Manchester United should be reasonably happy with their performance.
In their last match on Sep 25th, Aston Villa won by a score of 1 to 0. Kortney Hause scored the first goal for Aston Villa in the 88th minute, and that was all the excitement the two teams could muster In the end, Manchester United couldn’t muster any offence and Aston Villa ran away with the shutout win.
Manchester United’s most prolific scorer has been Cristiano Ronaldo. He has netted two goals over the last 5 matches. Aston Villa’s most prolific scorer has been Ezri Konsa. The English midfielder has netted 2 goals over the last five matches
Steven Gerrard’s squad will be without Tyrone Mings and Marvelous Nakamba, while Manchester United will be without Anthony Martial and Victor Lindelöf.