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  • Date:29 Mar 2014
  • Kick-off:12:45
  • Venue:Old Trafford
  • Attendance:75,368
  • Rooney (19)
    Rooney - pen (44) Mata (56)
    Hernandez (90)
  • Westwood (12)
Goal!

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The referee brings the game to a close.

92:19 +2.19

Matthew Lowton challenges Adnan Januzaj unfairly and gives away a free kick.

91:47 +1.47

Clearance by Nemanja Vidic.

90:20 +0.20

Javier Hernandez grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Man Utd 4-1 Aston Villa.Assist on the goal came from Adnan Januzaj.

89:00

The ball is delivered by Aleksandar Tonev.

87:25

Ciaran Clark receives a yellow card.

87:22

Ciaran Clark challenges Marouane Fellaini unfairly and gives away a free kick.

87:05

The ball is swung over by Leandro Bacuna.

84:10

Aleksandar Tonev takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.

83:34

Free kick taken by Fabian Delph.

82:22

Michael Carrick manages to make a clearance.

80:26

Matthew Lowton restarts play with the free kick.

80:10

Adnan Januzaj is caught offside.

79:34

The ball is delivered by Alexander Buttner.

78:15

Matthew Lowton replaces Marc Albrighton.

77:45

Foul by Ashley Westwood on Adnan Januzaj, free kick awarded.

77:00

Christian Benteke takes a weak shot and went wide right of the target.

76:16

Corner taken by Marc Albrighton.

74:47

Wayne Rooney goes off and Javier Hernandez comes on.

74:05

Ron Vlaar manages to make a clearance.

72:29

Free kick taken by Bradley Guzan.

71:55

The assistant referee signals for offside against Juan Mata.

70:49

Shot by Wayne Rooney. Bradley Guzan fumbles the ball.

70:33

Free kick taken by Darren Fletcher.

70:20

Aleksandar Tonev on for Gabriel Agbonlahor.

69:52

Unfair challenge on Adnan Januzaj by Christian Benteke results in a free kick.

68:56

Adnan Januzaj takes a shot. Bradley Guzan makes a block.

67:35

Shinji Kagawa goes off and Adnan Januzaj comes on.

67:08

Juan Mata fouled by Christian Benteke, the ref awards a free kick.

66:06

Andreas Weimann sends in a cross.

62:59

Foul by Ryan Bertrand on Ashley Young, free kick awarded.

62:50

Free kick taken by Ashley Westwood.

62:21

Marouane Fellaini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andreas Weimann.

60:31

Marouane Fellaini challenges Ron Vlaar unfairly and gives away a free kick.

59:03

Corner taken by Marc Albrighton.

58:43

Alexander Buttner makes a clearance.

58:09

Clearance made by Alexander Buttner.

56:53

Juan Mata scores a right footed goal. Man Utd 3-1 Aston Villa.

55:34

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andreas Weimann on Darren Fletcher.

54:09

Darren Fletcher restarts play with the free kick.

54:00

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashley Westwood on Juan Mata.

53:03

Header by Christian Benteke goes over the bar.

53:00

The ball is swung over by Marc Albrighton.

52:32

The ball is delivered by Marc Albrighton.

51:50

Gabriel Agbonlahor challenges Ashley Young unfairly and gives away a free kick.

50:30

Phil Jones produces a cross.

50:15

Clearance made by Fabian Delph.

49:52

Centre by Ashley Young.

49:35

Corner taken by Marc Albrighton.

48:20

Darren Fletcher takes the free kick.

48:05

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Rooney by Ciaran Clark.

47:24

Clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

45:47

Juan Mata concedes a free kick for a foul on Fabian Delph.

The referee gets the second half started.

45:01

Michael Carrick replaces Rafael Da Silva.

The referee blows for half time.

44:56

Wayne Rooney scores a penalty. Man Utd 2-1 Aston Villa.

43:51

Foul by Leandro Bacuna on Juan Mata, Penalty awarded.

43:05

Rafael Da Silva manages to make a clearance.

42:54

Christian Benteke takes a shot. Blocked by Rafael Da Silva.

40:26

Ciaran Clark manages to make a clearance.

38:39

Alexander Buttner manages to make a clearance.

37:25

Corner taken by Ashley Westwood from the right by-line.

36:37

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

35:04

Free kick taken by Alexander Buttner.

34:51

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leandro Bacuna on Alexander Buttner.

34:26

Free kick awarded for a foul by Leandro Bacuna on Juan Mata.

34:01

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

33:05

Clearance by Rafael Da Silva.

32:39

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ashley Young on Ryan Bertrand.

31:44

Foul by Ciaran Clark on Shinji Kagawa, free kick awarded.

30:09

Ashley Westwood takes the free kick.

29:35

Foul by Marouane Fellaini on Marc Albrighton, free kick awarded.

26:35

Headed chance falls to Nemanja Vidic.

25:59

Marc Albrighton concedes a free kick for a foul on Shinji Kagawa.

25:25

Andreas Weimann gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Juan Mata.

22:43

Bradley Guzan takes the free kick.

22:10

Ciaran Clark fouled by Alexander Buttner, the ref awards a free kick.

20:58

Marc Albrighton takes a shot. Alexander Buttner gets a block in.

19:30

Shinji Kagawa delivers the ball.

18:38

Gabriel Agbonlahor is flagged offside by the assistant referee.

18:11

Clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

16:17

Header at goal by Ciaran Clark goes over the frame of the goal.

16:14

Free kick crossed by Marc Albrighton.

15:53

Alexander Buttner receives a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

15:07

Alexander Buttner concedes a free kick for a foul on Marc Albrighton.

12:13

Ashley Westwood finds the net with a shot from the free kick. Man Utd 0-1 Aston Villa.

11:14

Rafael Da Silva booked.

11:10

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rafael Da Silva on Gabriel Agbonlahor.

8:56

Header at goal by Wayne Rooney misses to the right.

8:54

Free kick crossed by Juan Mata.

7:56

David De Gea takes the free kick.

7:08

Ashley Westwood crosses the ball in from the free kick.

6:41

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rafael Da Silva on Ryan Bertrand.

3:02

Leandro Bacuna sends in a cross.

0:30

Nemanja Vidic manages to make a clearance.

0:16

Clearance by Marouane Fellaini.

The match gets underway.

Match Preview

Vidic back for United Captain Nemanja Vidic returns from suspension for Manchester United's Barclays Premier League game against Aston Villa on Saturday. Striker Robin van Persie is out with a knee injury while centre-backs Chris Smalling (hamstring) and Jonny Evans (calf) are doubts. The Villa game starts a potentially crucial week for manager David Moyes. If results go against them on Saturday, United could be 15 points adrift of fourth place with six matches left. The Red Devils then take on the all-conquering Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie on Tuesday night. Moyes hopes his team can rebuild some of their confidence this weekend following their midweek defeat at the hands of neighbours Manchester City. "We go into the Villa game knowing that we want to go into the Munich game in good fettle," he said. "And we're looking forward to it because we played really well at West Ham and if we can follow up with a similar performance, I'll be more than happy. "But then we play against maybe the best team in Europe in midweek, which we're looking forward to." Villa look easy opponents for United on paper given their inconsistent form this year, although they did beat Chelsea two weeks ago. Villa are 12th in the table. Some Villa fans expected more from their season, but Moyes thinks his opposite number Paul Lambert is doing a good job with the midlands outfit. "I think Paul Lambert has had a difficult job there. He's had to alter the budget there and change a little bit of the way Villa have maybe done it in the past," he said. "For such a big club to be in that position - they're obviously looking for more. But Paul has done a good job in bringing in lots of young players, sticking with them and trusting them." Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi is a doubt due to a thigh problem. The injury forced El Ahmadi to come off in the first half of the 4-1 home loss to Stoke last Sunday and Villa boss Lambert has said the Morocco international is "struggling" ahead of the trip. Forward Andreas Weimann had to depart the field around the same time in the Stoke match because of a dead leg but is expected to be available. Lambert has every faith his players can bounce back from their heavy loss to Stoke. Villa were brought down to earth after back-to-back wins when they were thumped by the Potters. Lambert was in no doubt that his side's performance on that occasion was "not good enough", but he is feeling optimistic about the prospect of Villa putting in a completely contrasting display at Old Trafford. He said: "We had a chat this week and I told them my feelings on it (the Stoke match). "To be fair to the lads, they have trained well. There's no hangover from it. "One thing I've found is that the lads have always come out and tried to rectify things, and I'm pretty sure on Saturday it will be the same."

Formation:4231Manager: David Moyes

Man Utd

Formation: 4231Manager: Paul Lambert

Aston Villa

  • David De Gea
  • Rafael Da Silva
  • Phil Jones
  • Nemanja Vidic
  • Alexander Buttner
  • Marouane Fellaini
  • Darren Fletcher
  • Shinji Kagawa
  • Juan Mata
  • Ashley Young
  • Wayne Rooney
  • SUBS
  • Ryan Giggs
  • Javier Hernandez
  • Michael Carrick
  • Luis Nani
  • Danny Welbeck
  • Ben Amos
  • Adnan Januzaj

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Match Report

Form Guide

    DWWLWL
  • Man Utd
  • VS
  • Aston Villa
  • LDLWWL

Last Meetings

  • Aston Villa
  • 0 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 15/12/2013
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 0
  • Aston Villa
  • 22/04/2013
  • Aston Villa
  • 2 - 3
  • Man Utd
  • 10/11/2012
  • Man Utd
  • 4 - 0
  • Aston Villa
  • 15/04/2012
  • Aston Villa
  • 0 - 1
  • Man Utd
  • 03/12/2011
  • Man Utd
  • 3 - 1
  • Aston Villa
  • 01/02/2011

Top Scorers

Man Utd

  • W Rooney 12
  • R van Persie 9
  • D Welbeck 9
  • A Januzaj 3
  • A Young 2
  • AL Valencia 2
  • JB Hernandez 2
  • M Carrick 1
  • P Evra 1
  • T Cleverley 1
  • C Smalling 1
  • P Jones 1

Aston Villa

  • C Benteke 8
  • L Bacuna 5
  • L Kozak 4
  • G Agbonlahor 3
  • F Delph 3
  • A Weimann 3
  • K El Ahmadi 2
  • A Westwood 1
  • A Luna 1

Goals

Man Utd

    • Total goals 85
    • Goals per game 48
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 5 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) Period 71-80 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Aston Villa

    • Total goals 70
    • Goals per game 33
  • 2 (For) 6 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 2 (For) 7 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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