ManU Beaten By Aston Villa As Fernandes Misses 93rd Min Penalty

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Aston Villa triumphed at Old Trafford for the first time in 12 years, despite Bruno Fernandes missing a 93rd-minute penalty. Two minutes from the conclusion of normal time, Kortney Hause put Villa ahead with a thunderous header, but the defender handled inside the box, giving United a lifeline.

As United’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season came to an end, Fernandes blazed high over the bar in front of the Stretford End. United have lost their last two games without scoring after an early Carabao Cup defeat at home to West Ham. Before a dramatic finish, Villa squandered two good chances.

Ollie Watkins could only fire at David de Gea after the United keeper had passed straight to the Villa forward following Harry Maguire’s backpass after Matt Targett blasted over inside the six-yard area.

In an exciting game, Ezri Konsa headed another chance over after beating Aaron Wan-Bissaka in the air, while Watkins was denied at full stretch by De Gea in the second half.

Emiliano Martinez saved Maguire’s header at the other end, and Paul Pogba nodded wide when the France midfielder should have scored.

Sources: BBC Sport

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