Aston Villa today 6th of November welcome Manchester United at Villa Park stadium in the Premier League 13th fixture with a win in the hands of the Red Devils to secure all the points for their side.
Manchester United’s defeat to Aston Villa was a shameful one because of their current form and what they are aiming to achieve before the international break due to the world cup.
Manchester United coach Ten hag made it known during one of his press conferences that How will like his side to at least secure a top-four place before embarking on the forthcoming world cup competition which will be starting on Sunday 20th of November with Qatar vs Ecuador opening the ceremony.
But with the current loss to Aston Villa, Ten Hag will not be meeting the target at the Red Devils are currently seating fifth on the table with just 23 points and three-point off the fourth position team Tottenham and just one match remaining to be played before the international break.
Even with a win in their next Premier League clash against Fulham on the 13th, Manchester United will not still end in the top-4 position.
Ten Hag will be looking forward to further strengthening his squad come in January transfer as a result of poor performance by many Manchester United players which saw the Red dropped drop in the hands of the hands of Aston Villa.
Man United’s coach was short of selection as many of his top-performing players are out of reach due to injury or suspension by the UEFA. Varane, Antony, and Sancho are major figures in Manchester United’s starting lineup but are out due to injury while MAnchester United captain Bruno Fernandes was suspended after receiving his fifth yellow card according to UEFA rule.
All these factors can be attributed to Manchester United’s poor performance today in the hands of Aston Villa. With the absence of Varane, Ten Hag was forced to pair Martinez with Lindelof as captain Maguire was benched and Dalot and Luke Shaw played right and left-back respectively.
Van der Beek was started in the absence of Bruno Fernandes and the former Ajax Player failed to impact positively on the game, while Casimero and Eriksen maintain their position on the starting XI.
Manchester United’s 18-year-old star was started alongside Ronald and Rashford in the absence of Sancho and Antony, with Ronaldo and Rashford in the frontline, Man United failed to score any goals as the attacking force was very poor.
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