Aston Villa are placed 13th in the table and have 15 points from 14 matches. They will now hope to put together a good run of form under Emery.
Manchester United have an instant shot at redemption from the weekend setback as they face Aston Villa in the third round of the EFL Cup on Thursday. The Red Devils were beaten by Villa 3-1 on Sunday in the Premier League. Unai Emery could not have hoped for a better start to life at Villa Park, however, he will be fully aware of the difficult task at hand when they travel to Old Trafford on Thursday night. With United eager to bounce back quickly, Villa will have a difficult time getting anything out of the match.
|Manchester United vs Aston Villa||Key details|
|Kickoff time in India||1:30 am (Friday)|
|Kickoff time in the United Kingdom||8 pm (Thursday)|
Sitting fifth in the Premier League table, Manchester United have 23 points from 13 games. They have been on a good run recently both domestically and in Europe, however, that form came to an abrupt end on Sunday. They were well beaten by Villa in their last match, hence Erik ten Hag’s side will be eager to bounce back quickly. On the other hand, Aston Villa are placed 13th in the table and have 15 points from 14 matches. They will now hope to put together a good run of form under Emery.
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There were some interesting results produced in the past between these two sides in the EFL Cup. Surprisingly though Aston Villa have a better record than the Red Devils in this competition. Out of the four matches played between these two teams in the competition, Aston Villa have won three of them. However, the one victory managed by Manchester United was a big one. They had defeated Villa 2-1 in 2010 final. Post that meeting, Thursday will be the first time these two teams will be going up against each other in this competition.
|Total matches in EFL Cup||4|
|Manchester United won||1|
|Aston Villa won||3|
|Total Manchester United goals||3|
|Total Aston Villa goals||8|
|Biggest Manchester United win||2-1 (2010)|
|Biggest Aston Villa win||3-0 (1999)|
|Last 5 Matches (all competitions)||Results|
|Aston Villa beat Manchester United||3-1|
|Manchester United draw Aston Villa||2-2|
|Aston Villa draw Manchester United||2-2|
|Manchester United beat Aston Villa||1-0|
|Manchester United lose to Aston Villa||0-1|