Premier League: Manchester United beat Chelsea 2-1, Aston Villa shock Man City 1-0

Manchester United beat Chelsea 2-1 in an English Premier League week 15 match on Wednesday.
Premier League: Manchester United beat Chelsea 2-1, Aston Villa shock Man City 1-0

Manchester United beat Chelsea 2-1 in an English Premier League week 15 match on Wednesday.

Manchester United began the match well, piling on the pressure on Chelsea’s goal at Old Trafford.

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) ruled a penalty kick in favor of the hosts after Enzo Fernandez’s challenge, but Bruno Fernandes wasted the scoring chance in the ninth minute.

After several of United’s goal attempts were deflected by Chelsea’s defense, Scott McTominay’s left-footed shot to the bottom right corner of the goal brought the lead to the Red Devils in the 19th minute.

Cole Palmer leveled the score with a similar goal in the 45th minute, just before the end of the first half.

McTominay netted his team’s second goal, this time with a header, in the 69th minute.

Manchester United are placed sixth with 27 points while Chelsea are in 10th spot with 19 points.

Manchester City shocked by Aston Villa

Reigning champions Manchester City were shocked by Aston Villa 1-0 on Wednesday.

Leon Bailey’s goal in the 74th minute brought a surprising victory to the hosts at Villa Park in Birmingham.

Man City are now in fourth spot and six points behind leaders Arsenal, who have 36 points.

Aston Villa passed Manchester City and climbed to third spot with 32 points.

Wednesday’s Premier League results:

Brighton-Brentford: 2-1

Crystal Palace-Bournemouth: 0-2

Fulham-Nottingham Forest: 5-0

Sheffield Utd-Liverpool: 0-2

Manchester United-Chelsea: 2-1

Aston Villa-Manchester City: 1-0

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