So the Comeback Kings have done it again. A goal down to Aston Villa at Villa Park but scored three times in the second half to make Manchester City wait at while longer before being crowned Premier League champions. United will want their rivals to win the title, not have it handed it to them.
That was the first of three games in five days for the Reds. United will need to beat Leicester City on Tuesday and Liverpool on Thursday to put pressure on City beating Newcastle on Friday night to become Champions for the second time in four seasons.
United are now unbeaten in 25 away games, two shy of Arsenal’s record from 2003 to 2004. United have recovered a remarkable 31 points from losing positions – 28 of which have come in away games.
Substitute Edinson Cavani once again showed his class and why he is considered as one of the best headers in the game, with timely headers at both sides of the pitch. However my Man of the Match is young Mason Greenwood. He showed no sign of being tired in spite of having played 90 minutes in Rome on Thursday. His movement was excellent and he made Villa captain Tyrone Mings look like an amateur to turn and score. With the Euros just weeks away the teenager is blossoming at the right time.
Harry Maguire not completing 90 minutes, after not missing a single minute of play in the previous 72 league games, is a concern for United ahead of a packed schedule, the Europa League Final; and also for England ahead of Euro 2020. Harry was forced off with an ankle injury.
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