An excellent first 70 minutes for United was ruined by a calamitous last 20. For much of the game, United looked composed and comfortable. By the final whistle, the Red Devils were thankful to escape with a point.
David De Gea – 7/10
Distribution was poor all night and he had no chance with Ramsey’s goal. A string of crucial saves kept United in front at the beginning of the second half.
Diogo Dalot – 4/10
Bright going forward but struggled massively defensively. Lucas Digne caused him lots of problems as the game progressed. Very poor for Coutinho’s goal.
Victor Lindelof – 5/10
Caught out way up the pitch in the build-up to Villa’s equalizer. Was decent up to that point, but was nowhere to be seen when needed most.
Raphael Varane – 5/10
Didn’t do much wrong for most of the game. Perhaps could’ve done more to put Coutinho under pressure for the Brazilian’s goal.
Alex Telles – 5/10
Similar performance to Dalot. Good going forward, but got exposed at times by Matty Cash.Embed
Fred – 6/10
Won the ball back high up the pitch before assisting Fernandes’ second. Very loose in possession throughout. Should’ve stopped Mings in the build-up to Villa’s equalizer. Committed some unnecessary fouls as usual.
Nemanja Matic – 4/10
Made some important interceptions but struggled to impose himself on the game. Booked in the first half, and was lucky not to see red for a foul on Buendia at the beginning of the second. Should have stopped the cross for Coutinho’s goal.
Bruno Fernandes – 7/10
Looked more like the Bruno we saw for much of the past two years. Lively on the ball and took his goal very well.
Anthony Elanga – 6/10
Very Lively throughout. Looked dangerous when he got on the ball and came close to scoring on a couple of occasions. Never looked out of place on only his third Premier League start ever.
Mason Greenwood – 6/10
Looked very dangerous going forward, forcing Martinez into a couple of good saves.
Edinson Cavani – 5/10
Ran himself into the ground. Struggled to get involved in an attacking sense.
Jadon Sancho 3/10
Lost the ball with his very first touch. Did very little in his time on the pitch.
Jesse Lingard N/A
Donny Van De Beek N/A