Man Utd vs Aston Villa: Solskjaer’s men lose 1-0 ahead of EPL opener

Aston Villa beat Manchester United 1-0 in a pre-season friendly on Saturday.

The game was played at Villa Park behind closed-doors, with the media denied access to live coverage.

Ollie Watkins netted the only goal of the encounter in the first half.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are yet to begin their Premier League campaign, as they have been given one week off after participating in the last stages of the Europa League last month.

The United team that started against Villa was given as:

Henderson; Dalot, Fosu-Mensah, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Van de Beek’ Rashford, Lingard, James; Ighalo.

Subs used: Grant, Williams, Mengi, Galbraith, Elanga

Unused sub: Garner.

The Red Devils begin their league game campaign next week against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford.



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