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Aston Villa vs Man United Predictions & Tips - More points lost at home for United

By Ralph Staniforth
  • Aston Villa vs Man United tips for Saturday's English Premier League match
  • The game is being played at Villa Park (5.30pm GMT)
  • Can the Red Devils record their second win over Villa in a week?
  • Match preview, predictions and latest team news
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Manchester United have struggled all season. They recently played Villa at home and were fortunate to come away with a win in the cup. Villa are good value for a draw here though.

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Aston Villa vs Man United Preview & Tips


These two teams met on Monday in the FA Cup third round, a game that saw United record a narrow 1-0 win. The defeat was Villa’s third straight loss but I'm backing them to bounce back and hold Man United to a draw.
  • Aston Villa vs Man United Preview & Tips
  • Head-to-Head
  • Aston Villa Form
  • Aston Villa Team News
  • Man United Form
  • Man United Team News
  • Aston Villa vs Man United FAQ

  • Aston Villa are winless in 4 of their last 5 matches (all competitions).
  • Man United are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 matches (all competitions). 
  • Man United are undefeated in 33 of their last 35 away matches (Premier League).

Head-to-Head


Manchester United have dominated games against Villa in the Premier League, winning 37 of the 53 meetings with the Villans. Villa have recorded just four wins and 12 matches have finished in all draws.

Villa won 1-0 in the Premier League at Old Trafford in September but lost by the same scoreline in the FA Cup on Monday.

Aston Villa Form


Aston Villa's 1-0 defeat to Man United at Old Trafford in the FA Cup followed on from losses against Brentford and Chelsea in the Premier League. 

The Villans' only win their last five matches in all competitions was a 2-0 victory at the league’s whipping boys Norwich.

Aston Villa Team News


Villa could be without Ashley Young, Leon Bailey, Bertrand Traore, Marvelous Nakamba and Trezeguet. 

New signings Philippe Coutinho and Lucas Digne could make their debuts.

Man United Form


The FA Cup win over Villa on Monday was welcome for Ralf Rangwick's side as it came after a 1-0 home defeat to Wolves, which ended a nine-match unbeaten run in all competitions. 

Before the defeat against Wolves, the Red Devils had beaten Arsenal, Crystal Palace, Norwich and Burnley as well as drawing with Newcastle.

Man United Team News


Paul Pogba will miss out through injury, as will the suspended Luke Shaw and Scott McTominay. 

Eric Bailly is at the AFCON, while Cristiano Ronaldo, Dean Henderson, Jadon Sancho, Harry Maguire, Phil Jones and Diogo Dalot are all fitness doubts. 

Aston Villa vs Man United FAQ

What time does Aston Villa vs Man United start?

The match starts at 5.30pm GMT on Saturday, January 15.

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Verdict

Neither team has been convincing of late. Villa’s recent performances have maybe warranted more than what they got, while Man United just seem to be stuck in a bit of a rut. With neither in great shape, I'm backing a draw.

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