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United ran out 2-1 winners at Old Trafford and it has taken them level on points with Liverpool at the top of the Premier League.
It was an enthralling encounter and Villa could've snatched an equaliser right at the end. Keinan Davis fired towards goal but Bailly flung his body in the way to clear the danger.
The Ivorian international was then mobbed by teammates at full-time in a great show of team spirit.
Fans have reacted to the embrace and they think it's one of the most wholesome moments of the season.
I love this guy!!! I jut hope he stays injury-free as the season progresses! That was a game-winning block:muscle:!! GGMU! https://t.co/68KXjh95Bs
- Sam nyc (@Sk7nyc1) January 1, 2021
Tears in my eyes, fantastic performance by the lads and a very crucial three points to collected. #GGMU https://t.co/Aj57brOR4Q
- Addin (@addinqbal) January 1, 2021
Rightfully so, when fit, top 5 center backs in the league https://t.co/epqI3ZCrqb
- McSauce2Trappy (@TwatmanDave18) January 1, 2021
Absolutely immense over the last 4 games @ericbailly24 :flag_ci: :heart: https://t.co/Pt96SiFLR9
- ladbroke groves (@ryanxgroves) January 1, 2021
Best video Ive seen in ages. This is what we love :heart_eyes:#mufc https://t.co/ra2upSqBDp
- CuriousRavi (@ravikiran248) January 1, 2021
This is my favourite video yet lmaoooo https://t.co/e6ZczsZyNR
- Kwame Junior (@Sarkodie_Mufc) January 1, 2021
United took the lead in the first half through Anthony Martial, with Aaron Wan-Bissaka's cross catching Villa's defence off guard.
Martial got down low to head past Emiliano Martinez and register his seventh goal contribution in six games.
Dean Smith's side equalised 12 minutes into the second half through Bertrand Traore as the Red Devils defence switched off.
Manchester United boosted their Premier League title aspirations by moving level on points with Liverpool after a 2-1 win over Aston Villa. :trophy:
Match report and free highlights! :point_down:
- Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) January 1, 2021
Bruno Fernandes stepped up to fire home and seal all three points for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side.
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