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Premier League: Alejandro Garnacho fires Manchester United to victory, Liverpool take top spot

Manchester Unted vs Aston Villa
Manchester Unted vs Aston Villa

 

IIE Digital Desk: Manchester Unted vs Aston Villa

Manchester United fans had their money's worth on the Boxing Day as the Red Devils fought back from two goals down to beat Aston Villa 3-2 at the Old Trafford on Tuesday night.

United was trailing 2-0 till the 59th minute before Alejandro Garnacho turned the tide against the visitors with a brace within 12 minutes.

Rasmus Hojlund, who joined United last summer, then scored his first Premier League goal in the 82nd minute. It proved to be the winner as the hosts secured all 3 points.

Liverpool vs Burnley

Liverpool broke little sweat in the other major game on the night as they cruised past relegation-threatened Burnley 2-0.

Darwin Nunez put the Reds ahead in just the 6th minute with his 8th goal of the season for Liverpool.

They however, failed to find another goal till the 90th minute before Diogo Jota sealed the game.

Jurgen Klopp's side have only been beaten once so far this season and went two points clear of Arsenal at the top of the standings.


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