Aston Villa vs Man Utd LIVE: Broadcast, Score, TV Channel as Coutinho NETS on his debut

ASTON VILLA and Man Utd are playing for the second time in five days as the sides meet in the Premier League.

And the scores are currently level – despite Bruno Fernandes scoring a brace to give United a 2-0 lead.

But Jacob Ramsey cut half the deficit and set up a grandstand finish, before Phillipe Coutinho stepped in on his debut to drive Villa Park crazy.

Follow ALL the action with our live blog below…


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    90′ Coutinho bounces back, Buendia teases United’s defence.

    Villa is pushed back but keeps the ball.

    Buendia is injured now, on the floor clutching his face after a heavy Matic challenge.

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    89 Greenwood and Fernandes hanging now for Lingard and van de Beek.

    Fred is penalized for a high tackle.

    Villa continues to move forward with his home crowd behind him.

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    87′ Coutinho has another shot on target.

    Ramsey accidentally ends up at his teammate’s house.

    Somehow there was no United player in sight to challenge the former Liverpool man, so his new colleague did.

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    86 Villa could win this, with the momentum and buzz around the team and the pitch now.

    United again lose the ball in midfield and Villa try to pounce.

    Watkins works hard but loses the ball but Villa keeps the front foot.

    Buendia and Coutinho seem to want to terrorize the teams.

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    83′ Buendia separates United with the ball from midfield.

    Ramsey raced to the line with skill and power.

    And when he rolled it over the box, the brilliant little playmaker was there to be the fox in the box.

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    82′ Incredible return from Villa as Countinho scores on his debut.

    Brilliant from Buendia, class from Ramsey and Coutinho come home.

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    79 is the least Villa deserve after all their chances and Ramsey has been a regular threat.

    Coutinho had only been on the pitch for a few minutes but he had no direct involvement.

    Jadon Sancho is on the pitch and his form has done nothing to suggest he will help his team hang on.

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    77 Ramsey crashes into a Howler!

    Matty Cash charges down the right wing and whips in a cross but Villa can’t convert.

    The home side rebuilds and Fred accidentally stops Ramsey to smash the house from inside the box.

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    72′ Bruno Fernandes didn’t play very well but he has two goals and the game is within reach.

    The villa looked impressive in large lots but has nothing to show for it.

    It’s a cruel, cruel game.

    De Gea fends off a Villa shot before a flying cross comes out for a United goal kick.

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    70 Fuming Sanson puts two water bottles in the booth after becoming addicted.

    It was dragging for Coutinho that enraged him but the terrible mistake he made to hand Man United their second goal.

    * No water bottles were harmed in this senseless attack.

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    68′ Countinho comes on for Sanson seconds after the Villaman gave Man United a two-goal cushion.

    The Brazilian playmaker was ready to score an early goal.

    But he now has the dreadful task of trying to salvage a two-goal deficit.

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    67 Fernandes shoots the decision maker.

    Digne and Sanson blow completely in their own half and are punished.

    Fred wins it and powers the thunders of Fernandes.

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    65 Fernandes is down again to plead a foul and claim an injury.

    Villa midfielder Luiz appears to have crashed on his thigh accidentally.

    Countinho is officially preparing. Take off your coat, put on your pads, the lot.

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    62′ Buendia and Digne combine on the right to complete a cross that United deflects with a header.

    But then Ramsey fights his way to the edge of the goal before being sent off the ball and not committing a foul.

    Luiz then gives United a foul to take and rebuild.

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    60 Cash nearly robs his team of all their hard work with a dismal pass.

    The full pack tries to dink a ball on their backline before it’s cut off, but a lucky attack from United.

    Elanga aims but misses.

    Terrible decision from the home defender.

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    57′ Digne is definitely trying to show Everton and Rafa Benitez what they’re missing.

    But the last shot from the left-back fires outside the side netting.

    Villa dot United’s goal with shots.

    Visitors are getting away with it so far.

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    55 Easy stop but stop all the same.

    Digne rips through the struggling United defense again and stomps on Buendia.

    The shot is controlled and framed but lacks power.

    De Gea grabs the ball and sends his team on the attack again.

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    53′ Will Shoulder De Gea really perform in MotM against Aston Villa?

    This is a Man United team that claims to be aiming for titles and Champions Leagues.

    The Spanish ace left his camp in the game

    But Coutinho could soon come in and punish United for his defence.

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    49 Another game-changer from De Gea on a shot from Ramsey.

    The Villa midfielder danced across United’s midfield and fired a right-footed shot at goal.

    But the Spanish ace dove to his right for another crucial block.

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    47 Martinez makes amends with a stop at the near post of Elanga.

    The former Arsenal man parried one when he should have crossed it.

    Elanga has been a shining light in United’s last two games.

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    46′ Kortney Hause is the man who comes to replace Konsa.

    Roy Keane and Jamie Redknapp didn’t appreciate the little fitness test Konsa failed on the pitch at half-time.

    Fernandes is quickly warned for a foul on Sanson.

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    Ezri Konsa was injured late in the first half and it looks unlikely to start the second.

    The centre-back has just undergone a small fitness test and appeared to fail in the first sprint.

    This will pose a problem for Villa who look decent at the back.

  • Roy keeps it real

    Manchester United legend Roy Keane can’t get carried away with the praise of David De Gea.

    The stone-faced Sky pundit says: These are good saves, but they’re still saves he should be making.

    “De Gea is back to his best and I’m happy to give him the credit.”

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    Half-time now and United are lucky to be up front.

    Villa offered the visitors the lead.

    But then they had to stop their Spanish to block a handful of shots.

    A good game well prepared for the second half

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    45 In added time, Villa has a problem with defender Konsa who suffers on the ground.

    Doctors are trying to fix the middle half problem.

    But Villa is also warming up its subs.

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