Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester United Stats | The Analyst

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Scott McTominay’s late header gave Manchester United a vital away victory at Aston Villa as they fight for Champions League qualification.


Scott McTominay’s late header gave Manchester United a vital away victory at Aston Villa as they fight for Champions League qualification.

Check out the best post-match Aston Villa vs Manchester United stats below, and investigate the game yourself with our Opta match centre.

Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester United: Post-Match Opta Facts

  • Only Manchester City (8) and Arsenal (7) have won more Premier League away games this season than Manchester United (6).
  • Aged 21 years and seven days, Manchester United striker Rasmus Højlund became the second-youngest ever player to score in five successive Premier League appearances, only behind Nicolas Anelka for Arsenal in November 1998 (19y 239d).
  • Having only lost three of their opening 18 Premier League games of this season (W12 D3), Aston Villa have since lost three of their last six (W2 D1), including both of their last two at Villa Park.
  • Manchester United have now won four consecutive away games in all competitions, their longest such run on the road since winning 10 in a row from June to October 2020.
  • Scott McTominay has scored seven Premier League goals this season, the most of any player for Manchester United. Four of those have been as a substitute, the joint-most by any player in the division in 2023-24 (level with João Pedro).
  • Each of Douglas Luiz’s last nine Premier League goals for Aston Villa have come at Villa Park, including all seven this season; this is the most by a player to score 100% of their goals at a single ground in the competition in 2023-24. His seven goals are the most he has netted in a single Premier League campaign.

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Aston Villa 1-2 Manchester United Stats Centre

Our Opta match centre delivers you all of the Aston Villa vs Manchester United stats from Sunday’s Premier League clash.

The match centre below includes team and player stats, expected goals data, passing networks, an Opta chalkboard and more. It gives you everything you need to do your own post-match analysis of the game. 


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