(EFE) – Manchester United beat Aston Villa (1-3) in Birmingham and again frustrated Manchester City’s title, which could have sealed the achievement of the Premier with a defeat for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s team.
For many minutes the Spanish team Pep Guardiola was champion, until the reaction of United, who will fight for the Europa League title with Villarreal.
Solskjaer’s team faced the start of the Villa Park duel worse than its rival. Dean Smith’s team, settled in the middle of the table but without any objective, took advantage at the edge of the break with Bertrand Traoré’s goal that culminated an individual play.
The second part was something else. A penalty committed by Douglas Luiz that was transformed by Bruno Fernandes revived the visitors who four minutes later took the lead on the scoreboard with Mason Greenwood’s goal after a pass from Wan Bissaka.
And already in the final stretch, Manchester United secured the victory thanks to Edinson Cavani who brought a cross from Marcus Rashford to the net.
A little before the close of the clash, Aston Villa was left with one less player due to the double yellow card that Ollie Watkins saw.
Manchester United became strong in second place. With one game pending, that is four to go, he is ten behind the leader Manchester City.