- Hagreaves Still not fit to play, also a doubt for the midweek game against Kiev.
- Neville needs more games before he returns to first team
- Hopes Giggs plays longer than the 1 year extension that he signed
- Villa are always hard to play but United have a good record there
- Vidic is fit to play
- All 7 players returned from International duty unhurt
Our Record against Villa in the past
Premier League - Played 30 Won 21 drawn 7 Lost 2(Both Away) average of 2 goals per game.
Overall - Played 166 Won 83 Drawn 35 Lost 48
Last year we completed a hatrick of wins over Villa, two in the league and one in the FA Cup. The last time we didnt get 3 points against Villa was on the 26th October 2002 at OT with a 1-1 result.
As SAF has said "We have a good record against Villa, we don’t take that for granted and we know were going to have to work,"
Score Prediction 3-1 United