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Manchester United vs. Aston Villa || Premier League 2020-21 || Match Prediction

Premier League 2020-21

Manchester United vs. Aston Villa – Sat, 2nd January

Manchester United vs. Aston Villa Match Prediction:   

Manchester United is all set to face Aston Villa at the Old Trafford stadium during matchday 17 of the Premier League fixture at 1:30 am. We are here to help you understand Manchester United vs Aston Villa match prediction, as both these teams will give in their best to win this clash.

Manchester United has been in exceptional form this season; the betting tips favour them. They are just one position behind the leading team Liverpool in the Premier League standings with 30 points. The match tips infer that Solskjaer’s men can dethrone Liverpool as the leading team to win this clash against Aston Villa.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side will be confident going into this match as they have lost 3, drawn three and won 9 games in the Premier League so far, and thus the betting tips are on their side. The match tips inform us that the Red Devils have been unbeaten since their last nine matches in this league.

Aston Villa also has been in good form this season, and they are currently in the 5th position in this league despite that the betting tips are not on their side. The match tips inform us that Dean Smith’s side has lost 4, drawn two and won 8 games out of the 14 matches they have played in this league so far.

The betting tips do not favour Smith’s men as they are three positions and 4 points behind Solskjaer’s men in the Premier League standings, and Aston Villa has not lost a single game in the last five matches they have played in this league as inferred by the match tips.

Manchester United’s form in Premier League: D-W-W-D-W

Aston Villa’s form in Premier League: W-D-W-W-D

It will be quite strenuous to presume today match prediction as both these teams have played exceptionally well this season. Both of them are hungry to win the Premier League Champions title. We predict Manchester United to win 1-0 in a close match against Aston Villa as Smith’s men are out to give a tough competition for those 3 points.

Manchester United will win this match.

Team Preview:

Anthony Martial will replace Manchester United’s Edinson Cavani in the attacking position. Solskjaer also replaces Alex Telles with Luke Shaw, Nemanja Matic with Fred and Paul Pogba with Scott McTominay. Victor Lindelof, due to his back problem, can be replaced by Eric Bailly in that position.

Aston Villa’s Ross Barkley has recovered from his hamstring injury and hence will replace Bertrand Traore. Either one of Ezri Konsa or Kortney Hause will have to sit on the substitution bench as Aston Villa’s star defender Tyrone Mings will return for this match as he has completed serving his suspension.

Manchester United’s possible starting lineup: De Gea, Martial, Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Shaw, Rashford, McTominay, Fred, Bailly, Greenwood and Fernandes

Aston Villa’s possible starting lineup: Martinez, Watkins, Cash, Mings, Targett, Grealish, Luiz, McGinn, Hause, El Ghazi and Barkley