Manchester United maintained their impressive record at Villa Park to beat Aston Villa thanks to the first half of the strike Adnan Januzaj.BBC Januzaj, which had an unusual beginning to have been linked with a move away from loans, scored as United took their unbeaten run in the floor to 20 league matches.
Manchester United 1-0 Aston Villa
The striker put United ahead when she reached the end of play of Juan Mata and finished from close range. Play media player Jump playerMedia means Helpout media player. Press Enter to return or tab to continue.
Januzaj must do more than score – Van Gaal Villa rarely threatened as the Red Devils held a second clean sheet.
The win lifted United to the top of the Premier League table for the first time since August 2013.
Memphis Depay had a chance to increase the margin of victory after the break when he was juped by Mata, but could only curl his shot past the post. Villa only sporadically put US defense under pressure with a header by striker Gabby Agbonlahor from a corner the best chance that the home side could muster.