Aston Villa plays against United before the Champions

Villa Park will host the second league match for the Red Devils (Kick off Friday 19:45 pm). Juan Mata face a rival who is very good at (five decisive actions in eight games).

The victory in the debut day boosted the Red Devils morale, United visits Villa Park this Friday. The kick off will be at 19:45 pm. It is the only match that is played before Saturday and Sunday. The reason is the previous round of the Champions League, United will play against Bruges, whose first leg will take place next Tuesday at Old Trafford.

After a good performance against Tottenham, Juan plays a team which has suffered Mata´s guile. Despite the Spaniard has scored just in one occasion, in other four chances Mata´s contribution -with an assist or by forcing a penalty- has ended in goal against the Birmingham side. In two of those times were with the Chelsea kit and two with Uniteds´. The last time was in April 2015.

The match gives United the opportunity to earn another three points to put pressure on rivals like Arsenal or Chelsea, that did not have a good start to the season. Villa, despite the exit of both Delph and Benteke, also started with a victory 0-1 against Bournemouth.

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