Manchester United had been blown away 3-1 by an impressed Aston Villa on Unai Emery’s bow as boss. United at the moment are three factors off the highest 4 after Newcastle continued their fantastic type with a 4-1 win at Southampton to go third. United had been unbeaten in 9 video games because the Purple Devils seemed to be taking form underneath Erik ten Hag. However regardless of the lavish quantities spent to assemble the United squad, a scarcity of power in depth was uncovered with Antony, Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane lacking because of damage and Bruno Fernandes suspended.
Emery couldn’t have requested for a greater begin to his time accountable for Villa as Leon Bailey smashed throughout David de Gea and Lucas Digne‘s free-kick discovered the highest nook inside 11 minutes.
Luke Shaw‘s strike that deflected off Jacob Ramsey into his personal web gave the guests hope simply earlier than half-time.
Villa, although, shortly restored their two-goal lead when Ramsey side-footed into the highest nook on 49 minutes.
Cristiano Ronaldo captained United simply weeks after being disciplined for refusing Ten Hag’s orders to come back on instead.
Newcastle’s sixth win in seven video games took them above Tottenham into third for just a few hours not less than.
Miguel Almiron continued his gorgeous type with a seventh objective in as many video games to open the scoring in sodden circumstances at St. Mary’s.
Southampton twice ought to have levelled as Mohammed Elyounoussi and Che Adams missed wonderful possibilities.
There was no approach again for Ralph Hassenhuttl’s males as soon as Chris Wooden made essentially the most of his uncommon probability to impress as Wilson’s alternative by curling into the far nook earlier than Trippier arrange Joe Willock to make it 3-0.
Romain Perraud pulled a objective again a minute from time, however Newcastle had the ultimate phrase when Bruno Guimaraes curled into the underside nook to go away the Saints nonetheless rooted within the relegation zone.
Spurs can leapfrog the Magpies again into third ought to they inflict a 3rd consecutive league defeat on Liverpool afterward Sunday.
Michael Olise struck the winner for Crystal Palace deep into stoppage time as a 2-1 win at West Ham lifted the Eagles as much as ninth.
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