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Man Utd MUN Fernandes (6', 67')
Premier League Gameweek 22
Jan 15, 2022 KO: 17:30

Aston Villa - Man Utd

Villa Park Birmingham
Referee: David Coote
  6' Fernandes
  67' Fernandes
Ramsey 77'  
Coutinho 81'  

Match preview

Ronaldo fit - How Man Utd could line up against Aston Villa

Cristiano Ronaldo missed Man Utd's last match due to a hip problem but should feature in the Premier League

Manchester United should be able to welcome Cristiano Ronaldo back into the starting XI for this weekend's Premier League encounter with Aston Villa.

The two sides played each other in the FA Cup on Monday, with a solitary goal from Scott McTominay proving the difference as the Red Devils progressed.

Ronaldo missed that game with a hip problem, but he has since declared himself fit enough to return.

Harry Maguire and Jadon Sancho could be back available again, but the latter might feature on the bench as he is carefully reintroduced after a hamstring problem.

Luke Shaw and McTominay are unavailable for United due to suspension.

David de Gea will start in goal behind a likely back four of Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Raphael Varane, Maguire and Alex Telles.

With McTominay out, Nemanja Matic will likely be asked to step into midfield alongside Fred.

Paul Pogba is unlikely to return until February, while his future at the club remains up in the air.

Marcus Rashford again looked out of sorts against Villa on Monday and could be the player to drop out to allow Ronaldo to return, with Mason Greenwood, Edinson Cavani and Bruno Fernandes keeping their spots.

Predicted Man Utd XI v Aston Villa

Match statistics

Aston Villa
Statistics
Man Utd
Games Played
20
20
 
Results
 
Wins
7
9
Draws
1
5
Losses
12
6
 
Goals Scoring
 
Goals Scored
28
28
Goals Per Game
1.40
1.40
More > 2.5 Goals
12
9
More > 3 Goals
5
7
Scored First in a Match
8
10
Scored Both Halves
4
4
Won More > 1 Goal
4
3
 
Other
 
Goals Conceded
29
29
Did Not Score
4
4
Both Teams Scored
11
11
Kept Clean Sheet
5
5
Won Without Conceding
5
5
Games Played
20
20
 
Possession
 
Touches
-
-
Possession
-
-
Passes
-
-
 
Attacking
 
Total Shots
12
13
Shots on Target
4.32
5.00
Goals out of Shots
0.12
0.12
Crosses
-
-
Offsides
1.73
2.47
Penalties
0.05
0.10
 
Defensive
 
Clean Sheets
0.25
0.25
Tackles Won
-
-
Clearances
-
-
Interceptions
-
-
Own Goals
0.05
0.05
Aerials Won
-
-
Total Shots Conceded
14
14
Shots on Target Conceded
4.75
5.42
Goals out of Shots Conceded
0.11
0.09
 
Discipline
 
Fouls
9.65
11
Yellow Cards
0.00
0.00
Red Cards
0.00
0.00

Injuries

  1. Groin/Pelvis Injury image description
  2. Ankle/Foot Injury image description
  3. Knee Injury image description
  4. Unknown image description
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  6. Knee Injury image description
  7. Unknown image description
  8. Hip/Thigh Injury image description