Aston Villa 1-2 Man Utd Highlights | Premier League

In an exciting match on Sunday, Manchester United clinched a 2-1 victory against Aston Villa, with Scott McTominay emerging as the hero with a late winning goal off the bench.

McTominay’s goal secured United’s third consecutive win, propelling them further up the Premier League standings. Currently sitting sixth with 41 points, they’re just five points behind Villa, who occupy fifth place. The win also brings them within six points of the coveted fourth place and a spot in the Champions League for next season.

Speaking to Sky Sports after the match, McTominay emphasized the importance of consistency and not getting carried away with a few victories. He credited the team’s confidence and reiterated the need to maintain their winning momentum.

The game saw Rasmus Hojlund open the scoring for United in the 17th minute, followed by Douglas Luiz’s equalizer for Villa in the 67th minute. However, it was McTominay who had the final say, heading in a brilliant cross from Diogo Dalot in the 86th minute to secure the win for United.

United’s goalkeeper Andre Onana played a crucial role, making several important saves to deny Villa opportunities to take the lead. Despite Villa’s dominance in possession and shots on target, it was United who emerged victorious, much to the delight of manager Erik ten Hag.

McTominay, modest in his success, praised his teammates for creating scoring opportunities and expressed his willingness to contribute whenever called upon. Captain Harry Maguire echoed the sentiment, acknowledging McTominay’s impact as a game-changer off the bench and highlighting the team’s resilience in securing the win.

Overall, it was a hard-fought victory for United, showcasing their determination to climb higher in the league table and secure a spot among Europe’s elite in the Champions League.

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