Manchester United take on Aston Villa on their 16th outing of the season, norturing hopes of leveling up with League Leaders Liverpool, who are presently two points ahead of the Red Devils at the top of the Premier League table.
The Red Devils led by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have been able to recover from a poor start to the season with a resurging performance that has seen them move from 16th on the Premier League table to the 2nd spot with an outstanding game.
Aston Villa are fifth on the Premier League table with 26 points and could move into the UEFA Champions League Qualification spots with a victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford. They have been able to muster eight wins since the start of the season, with two draws and four losses with two outstanding games on their schedule.
Manchester United will look to continue their tradition as they have one more games on New year day than any any other team and have the highest win rate when comparing them with teams that have played atleast tem games on New Year day.
Aston Villa Boss Dean Smith has made just two changes to the team from their last outing and says Footballers who play well will definitely find themselves on the team as he looks to make use of the positive momentum and confidence in the Boys from the last outing.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made four changes to the starting line up bringing Fred, Scott McTominay, Luke Shaw and Anthony Martial to the starting line up. Paul Pogba retained his spot in the midfield after being able to bring back his A game in their last few outings.