Aston Villa vs Manchester United: Highlights, Player Ratings & Reaction

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Radamel Falcao

Manchester United drew 1-1 against Aston Villa at the Villa Park, where Radamel Falcao scored for the visitors, after Christian Benteke put the Villans ahead.

We bring you here video highlights, player ratings & live update & twitter reaction from elsewhere:

Manchester United Line up:  De Gea, Jones, Carrick, Evans, Valencia, Fletcher, Mata, Rooney, Young, RvP, Falcao

Substitute: Lindegaard, Blackett, McNair, Rafael, Di Maria, Januzaj, Wilson

Aston Villa line up : Guzan, Lowton, Vlaar (c), Okore, Clark, Cissokho, Sanchez, Delph, Weimann, Agbonlahor, Benteke.

Aston Villa Subs: Given, Bacuna, Herd, N’Zogbia, Robinson, Grealish, Calder

4 mins’ – Bright start from the visitors

The home side has been chasing shadows all around

Manchester United completely dominant at the moment with 74% possession


Christian Benteke gives the lead against the run of play

32′ – Villa come close again

Stats for you Manchester United fans, not looking good

Reaction from Expert: Lain Macintosh


We are back. Manchester United substitution

Bullet header from Benteke, what a save from David ‘Spiderman’ De Gea

50′ – End to end stuff. United come close via Van Persie, but excellent save from Guzan


Radamel Falcao has equalised for the visitors. Copy book finish

Reaction: James Robson of Manchester Evening News

Substitution: Robin van Persie off, Angel di Maria on

Final Score: Aston Villa 1-1 Manchester United 

Top three Player Ratings:

Christian Benteke – 7 

The Belgian scored a beauty to give Aston Villa the lead, almost against the run of play. His hold up play was brilliant, especially when Villa went down to 10-men.

Radamel Falcao – 7

The Colombian equalised for the visitors in the second half with text-book header. He was excellent with his movement and taking positions in the box. Signs of good things to come, once he gets more game under his belt.

David de Gea – 7

The Spaniard has been the rock of United defence and once again he proved to be the difference by making some outstanding saves.

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