Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of the Manchester United vs Aston Villa third round match of the Carabao Cup from Old Trafford in Manchester.
Manchester United with a lovely comeback to seal a 4-2 win against Aston Villa and reach the fourth round of the Carabao Cup.
Booking: Leon Bailey sees a yellow late in second-half stoppage time.
GOOOALLLL!! UNITED SCORES ITS FOURTH!! MCTOMINAY SCORES!! Garnacho with a brilliant cross and Mctominay pokes it home. That was a well-worked goal by the home team.
Off the bar: Eriksen sets up Mctominay for the shot. Mctominay goes for it and hits the crossbar with his effort.
Man United sub: IN- Martinez OUT- Lindelof
Garnacho, a breath of fresh air down the left flank. The crowd up on his feet everytime he has the ball.
Man United sub: IN- Casemiro OUT- Rashford
Garnacho makes a very good run on the left. He has looked bright after coming on.
GOOOALLL!! UNITED TAKES THE LEAD!! IT IS BRUNO FERNANDES!! Manchester United has completed the comeback for now. United did well to press Villa’s backline and the pressure paid off. Fernandes’ effort took a deflection but he won’t care.
Save- Olsen does very well to keep Bruno out. United gets a corner and Maguire comes close to scoring from the subsequent corner.
Aston Villa sub: IN- Cash OUT- Young
Ashley Young gets a standing ovation from Old Trafford as he leaves the pitch.
Bailey tries to find the net with a curler but it is an easy save for Dubravka.
Close- Fernandes almost put his side ahead but he cannot hit the target from close distance. But, much better from United in terms of tempo.
GOOOALLL!! UNITED EQUALISES AGAIN!! RASHFORD WITH THE GOAL!! Rashford does a stepover to confuse his marker. He keeps his calm to slot the ball inside the net.
Close- Rashford does well to get inside the Villa box and shoot. His effort flashes just past the post. That was close.
Man United sub: IN- Elanga, Garnacho and Eriksen OUT- Martial, Van de Beek and Fred
GOOOALL!! ASTON VILLA GRABS THE LEAD AGAIN!! DALOT WITH AN OWN GOAL!! Young pings in a dangerous cross which is difficult for Dalot to deal with. The Portuguese puts it inside his own net.
Aston Villa subs: IN- Mings, Buendia and Bailey OUT- Konsa, Ings and Ramsey
Booking- Bruno Fernandes becomes the latest player to see the yellow card.
MAN UNITED EQUALISES!! Martial scores to out United level. Bruno Fernandes does well to square the ball and Martial is there to tap it in.
ASTON VILLA SCORES!! Ollie Watkins keeps his calm in a 1v1 and scores to break the dreadlock.
The second-half is underway!!
Match goalless at half-time after a bland display of football in the first-half
Booking: Maguire sees a yellow minutes after Mctominay saw one.
Booking: Mctominay sees yellow. It is the first booking of the match.
Rashford hits the wall with his free-kick. It has not been a good night for United.
Young hits one on the volley from an ambitious distance but it does not trouble Dubravka. That would have been some goal if it went in.
Almost 30 minutes gone and the match is goalless. United has shown some positive signs but nothing substantial to trouble Villa.
Dalot has a chance at the back-post but cannot make much of it. The scoreline remains 0-0.
Van De Beek with a very strong challenge. He is lucky to get away with just a warning.
To note: There is no VAR for tonight’s match
The Carabao Cup match between Manchester United and Aston Villa kicks-off at Old Trafford.
Manchester United will host Aston Villa at Old Trafford in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Thursday after a 3-1 Premier League defeat at the hands of Unai Emery’s side on Sunday.
Emery clinched the win against United in his first game since taking over the coaching reins from Steven Gerrard.
Emery also saw his Villarreal side beat Manchester United in the 2020-21 Europa League final on penalties.