English Premier League: Manchester United vs. Aston Villa – prediction, team news, lineups

Manchester United play Aston Villa on Friday night looking to extend their unbeaten record in the Premier League to 10 matches. Villa’s victory will move them to within one point of their second-placed opponents in the standings.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘s side 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Tuesday night earned through a deflected 93rd-minute winner from Marcus Rashford.

Here is a full rundown of the fixtures for the 2020-21 EPL season:

Sitting four points adrift of second position with a game in hand and now have genuine ambitions to finish in the top four.

Manchester United possible starting lineup:
De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Bailly, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Fernandes, Rashford; Martial

Aston Villa possible starting lineup:
Martinez; Cash, Hause, Mings, Targett; Luiz, McGinn; El Ghazi, Barkley, Grealish; Watkins

Premier League fixtures for matchweek 17

Friday, January 1

Everton vs West Ham

Manchester United vs Aston Villa

Saturday, January 2

Tottenham vs Leeds United

Crystal Palace vs Sheffield United

Brighton vs Wolves

West Brom vs Arsenal

Sunday, January 3

Burnley vs Fulham

Newcastle vs Leicester City

Chelsea vs Manchester City

Tuesday, January 5

Southampton vs Liverpool

The announcement comes after the Premier League revealed last week the 2020/21 season would start on September 12 and run until May 23, 2021.