Manchester United secured a vital 2-1 victory against Aston Villa, significantly impacting the race for Champions League football.
The match, held at Villa Park, witnessed Rasmus Hojlund opening the scoring for United, marking his fifth goal in five Premier League games.
Despite Aston Villa equalising through Douglas Luiz following a sustained period of pressure, Scott McTominay’s late header ensured United walked away with all three points.
This win places Manchester United within five points of fifth-placed Villa, adding excitement to the Champions League qualification chase.
Aston Villa controlled possession for significant periods and created several chances, but United’s goalkeeper Andre Onana made crucial saves to keep them in the game until McTominay’s decisive goal near the match’s end.