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EPL: Aston Villa come from behind to draw seventh place Manchester United

With the outcome of Saturday’s game, United remains seventh on the EPL log with 32 points in 20 games.

• January 15, 2022
Phillipe Coutinho

Aston Villa on Saturday held struggling seventh place Manchester United to a 2-2 draw in the English Premier League. 

United who were defeated in their last EPL game against Wolverhampton could not bounce back from the defeat as Aston Villa came from behind to share points with them. 

United got the lead, courtesy of Bruno Fernandez, who netted a brace, in the 6th and 67th minutes of the game, giving Manchester United a comfortable lead. 

The home team, however, forced Manchester United to a draw, equalising both goals in the last 13 minutes of the game.

Aston dominated 55 per cent ball possession with 9 shots on target, while United had 6 shots on target with 45 per cent ball possession. 

Brazilian striker, Phillipe Coutinho, on his first debut at Villa Park assisted Jacob Ramsey to deliver Aston Villa’s first equaliser in the 77th minute. 

Coutinho fired in a brilliant equaliser for Aston Villa four minutes later, leaving Manchester United players frustrated. 

With the outcome of Saturday’s game, United remains seventh on the EPL log with 32 points in 20 games.

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