MU travel to Villa headquarters in continuation Premier League. Compete at Villa Park, Sunday (9/5/2021) evening WIB, MU, who was left behind, finally won 3-1.
MU conceded first after Bertrand Traore brought Villa ahead in the 24th minute. MU just got up in the second half through goals from Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani.
Manchester United’s victory made City have to wait even longer to lock in the Premier League title. The Red Devils who are in second place in the Premier League standings with 70 points are still 10 points from City who are at the top.
City still need three more points to ensure the Premier League title. If MU loses to Leicester City (11/5) or Liverpool (13/5), or lose points in both matches, then The Citizens will be confirmed to be champions.
However, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is delighted to be able to postpone the City champions’ party for the time being. He hopes Manchester United can make City wait longer to be able to seal the title.
“That’s good, it’s the best thing today,” said Solskjaer as reported Sky Sports.
“At least I’m not stuck in the blue ocean tonight, we’ll try to delay it as long as possible.
Solskjaer also acknowledged the victory over Villa as a positive asset for MU in the face of a series of upcoming matches. Paul Pogba and friends have been waiting for Leicester City (11/5) and Liverpool (13/5).
“It was a great result. It lifted the pressure a little, we can face the next match with confidence, enjoy it,” said Solskjaer about the busy schedule that awaits. Manchester United.