Aston Villa vs Manchester United prediction: How will Premier League fixture play out tonight?

Tom Kershaw
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Mason Greenwood is congratulated by Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Getty
Mason Greenwood is congratulated by Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Getty

Manchester United travel to Aston Villa in the Premier League this evening.

Ole Gunnar Solskajer’s side’s terrific form since the restart has dragged them back into contention in the race for a top-four finish.

United have won their last four games in succession and victory against relegation-threatened Villa would pull United to within one point of fourth-placed Leicester.

For Dean Smith’s side, the picture is far bleaker. After Watford’s win against Norwich, four points now separate the

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Mason Greenwood celebrates his goal against Bournemouth (Getty)
Mason Greenwood celebrates his goal against Bournemouth (Getty)

When is it and what time is it?

The match will begin at 8.15pm on Thursday 9 July at Villa Park.

How can I watch it online and on TV?

The match will be broadcast live on Sky Sports Main Event and Sky Sports Premier League following coverage of Bournemouth vs Tottenham.

If you’re not a Sky customer you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.

Confirmed line-ups

Aston Villa: Reina; Konsa, Hause, Mings, Taylor; El Ghazi, Luiz, McGinn, Trezeguet; Grealish; Samatta

Manchester United: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Lindelof, Shaw; Pogba, Matic; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial

What are the odds?

Aston Villa – 19/2

Draw – 9/2

Manchester United – 3/10

Prediction

Manchester United have been on an outstanding run of form and are brimming with confidence. Meanwhile, Villa are short on ideas and goals as their relegation starts to feel more and more inevitable.

Aston Villa 0-3 Manchester United