Aston Villa v Manchester United, 14 August 2015

Score1-0 to Manchester United
RefereeMike Dean
CompetitionPremier League
VenueVilla Park
Attendance42,200
Excluding Easter and Christmas/New Year fixtures, this was the first Premier League game played on a Friday night since Arsenal faced Leeds United on 16 April 2004. Kick-off: 7.45pm

Goals:

Goals:

Adnan Januzaj 29 G

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Defender Jordan Amavi
Defender Micah Richards
Defender/Midfielder Leandro Bacuna
Defender/Midfielder Ciaran Clark
Defender/Midfielder Ashley R Westwood
Midfielder Idrissa Guèye
Midfielder Jordan Veretout
Forward Jordan Ayew
Forward Scott Sinclair

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Sergio Romero
Defender Matteo Darmian
Defender Luke Shaw
Defender Chris Smalling
Defender/Midfielder Daley Blind
Defender/Midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin
Midfielder Michael Carrick
Midfielder Adnan Januzaj
Midfielder Juan Mata
Midfielder/Forward Memphis Depay
Forward Wayne Rooney

Substitutions:

Carlos Sánchez for Scott Sinclair 59
Rudy Gestede for Jordan Veretout 78

Substitutions:

Ander Herrera for Adnan Januzaj 60
Bastian Schweinsteiger for Michael Carrick 60
Ashley Young for Memphis Depay 82

Cards:

Jordan Ayew 71 Y
Idrissa Guèye 90 Y

Cards:

Ander Herrera 74 Y
Matteo Darmian 84 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Mark Bunn
Defender Nathan Baker
Defender Alan Hutton
Defender/Midfielder Kieran Richardson
Midfielder Carlos Sánchez
Forward Rudy Gestede
Forward Libor Kozák

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Sam Johnstone
Defender/Midfielder Paddy McNair
Defender/Midfielder Antonio Valencia
Defender/Midfielder/Forward Ashley Young
Midfielder Ander Herrera

Comments:

League position: 7th Aston Villa had now lost 35 of their 71 Premier League games at home since December 2011 (won 17). Idrissa Gueye is booked in the first minute of added time in the second half.

Comments:

League position: 1st Manchester United are now unbeaten in their last 20 Premier League matches at Aston Villa since a 3-1 defeat on the opening day of the 1995-96 season. United had now won more games against Villa (33) than any side has against a single opponent in the history of the Premier League. The Premier League’s Goal Accreditation Panel ruled on the following: - Manchester United’s goal against Aston Villa on Friday 14th August 2015 has been confirmed as an Adnan Januzaj goal. (Circular 2 – 20th August 2015)