Highlights and reaction: United 2 Villa 1

Saturday 02 January 2021 00:01

Manchester United started 2021 in the best possible way as we picked up three points against Aston Villa.

It was a frenetic, action-packed encounter that could and perhaps, should, have produced more goals.

But it was the Reds who managed to find the back of the net more often, via Anthony Martial and Bruno Fernandes, either side of Bertrand Traore's strike.

The victory sees Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side move level on points with first-placed Liverpool and will be remembered as one of our most entertaining contests of the campaign.

To see the main moments from the win, watch the highlights at the top of page, while below we bring you post-match reaction from Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Bruno Fernandes and Aaron Wan-Bissaka.


  • Bruno: Pogba's performance was top Video

    Bruno: Pogba's performance was top

    Fernandes praised midfield colleague Paul Pogba after our win over Villa, and says the Reds are building all the time...

  • Ole: This win means a lot Video

    Ole: This win means a lot

    The boss is thrilled with three Reds in particular, after our impressive win over Aston Villa...

  • Ole's post-Villa press conference Video

    Ole's post-Villa press conference

    Are we now in a title race? The boss discussed that, plus Martial, Bailly and Amad Diallo when he faced the media...

  • AWB: Why we mobbed Bailly Video

    AWB: Why we mobbed Bailly

    Aaron reflects on his assist, the team's title chances, and everyone's delight at Bailly's renaissance...