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Man Utd's best and worst players in crucial win over Aston Villa

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For probably the first time this season, we can officially say that Manchester United are quite good.

The Red Devils made it three wins on the bounce in the Premier League on Sunday with a hugely impressive 2-1 victory of Aston Villa in Birmingham.

It was a win that came courtesy of their previously under-fire players coming good as Andre Onana and Rasmus Hojlund both put in impressive outings to see Man Utd over the line.

Here's Man Utd's best and worst players in the win, according to 90min's player ratings.


Man Utd's best player vs Aston Villa

Diogo Dalot: 8/10

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90min's player of the match, and a deserved one at that. The Portugal international was given the unenviable task of defending Villa's much lauded left hand side, and by finishing the game with 100% tackle success and with 12 defensive actions to his name, it's fair to say he performed said task admirably.

As well as defending well, Dalot also provided genuine quality at the other end of the park too. On a number of occasions the full-back played press-splitting passes into the midfield to get Man Utd back on the attack, and he popped up with a wonderful cross to set up Scott McTominay's winning goal to boot.

A top class performance all round.

Honourable mentions

Andre Onana: 8/10

A meme no more, Andre Onana is finally starting show fans why Manchester United forked out almost £50m for his services in the summer.

The former Inter number one was in fantastic form at Villa Park, making eight saves and preventing 1.56 xG worth of chances from hitting the back of the net.

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Rasmus Hojlund: 8/10

Another former meme, like Onana, Rasmus Hojlund is really hitting his stride at the Red Devils following a shakey start to life at the club.

The young striker scored in his fifth consecutive Premier League Game to get Man Utd up and running on Sunday, and provided his team with a quality out-ball to play off of too.


Man Utd's worst player vs Aston Villa

Marcus Rashford: 5/10

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Not quite Rashford's day / Robbie Jay Barratt - AMA/GettyImages

Man Utd were generally very good, so it is difficult to call a player the "worst" so we'll instead call Marcus Rashford the "most disappointing" player of the game.

The wide forward's performance was "disappointing" because there were times throughout the game in which he looked to comfortably have the beating of Matty Cash on the right flank, but every time he drifted past the Polish international Rashford provided very little in the way of end product.


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