Manchester United clinched a crucial 2-1 victory against Aston Villa, with Scott McTominay’s late goal securing the win and tightening the race for Champions League qualification.
The game started with a bang as United’s Rasmus Hojlund scored his fifth goal in five Premier League matches, giving his team an early lead. Despite Villa’s dominance in chances, United’s goalkeeper Andre Onana made several key saves, frustrating the home side.
Villa managed to equalize with Douglas Luiz’s goal, but United had the last laugh as McTominay headed in a cross from Diogo Dalot in the dying minutes of the game, securing three vital points for his team.
The win propels United closer to fifth-placed Villa in the league standings, keeping their Champions League hopes alive.
Throughout the match, United showcased resilience and determination, with standout performances from players like Harry Maguire and Kobbie Mainoo, who impressed in midfield.
The victory marks United’s third consecutive league win under manager Erik ten Hag, signaling a resurgence in form and momentum as they push for a top-four finish.