First Team Match Day

CONFIRMED SQUAD: Manchester United vs Aston Villa

Manchester United vs Aston Villa (EPL)
22nd April 2013

18:40pm – The last time United failed to score in a Premier League home game was an incredible 65 games ago. The opponents? Aston Villa.

Aston Villa’s 1-0 victory at Old Trafford in 2009 represents their only win over the United in the last 34 league meetings.

Should Wayne Rooney feature he will make his 19th appearance for the reds vs Aston Villa – the same as Sir Bobby Charlton.

The match will mark the 60th occasion Sir Alex Ferguson has taken on the Villains.

In their last 20 league visits to Old Trafford, Aston Villa have scored a paltry 10 goals.

Aston Villa have taken 10 points from the last 15 available and have won their last two away matches.

Christian Benteke has scored 10 goals in his last 13 league appearances. He is 2 goals away from equalling Dwight Yorke’s club record Premier League tally of 17 in a season.

United are still undefeated in 20 of the last 21 matches in the Premier League.

United have scored at least 3 goals in 5 of the last 6 home matches against Aston Villa in all competitions.



19:03pm – The Manchester United team news for Aston Villa in the Barclays Premier League have just been released and is below:

manchester united vs aston villa


MUFC Starting XI:

De Gea, Rafael, Jones, Evans, Evra, Valencia, Giggs, Carrick, Kagawa, Rooney, RVP

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