Dean Smith brings his Aston Villa side to Old Trafford looking for a first victory at the Theatre of Dreams since late 2009 – when a 21st-minute Gabby Agbonlahor strike was enough to guarantee Villa the three points. An up and down start to the post-Jack Grealish era has the visitors in 10th at the start of play, equidistant from both the top three and bottom three.
A couple of disappointing recent results in cup competitions have detracted from an otherwise fantastic start to the season for Manchester United. Four wins and a draw in five league matches has Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in a three-way tie for first place, having scored more goals than any other side in the division.
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