Manchester United hold the final Champions League berth as they prepare for Saturday's home fixture against lowly Leicester, but they are just a point ahead of fifth-placed Arsenal.
Manchester United F.C. travel to Aston Villa on Saturday looking to add to a six-match winning sequence that has lifted them to third in the table.
United have long been renowned for their dashing wing play, but the club's wide players have gone off the boil over the past year. Antonio Valencia no longer bursts past left-backs with the explosive pace he exhibited in his first two seasons at the club, while Ashley Young was lambasted for a careless display at City and Nani remains a model of inconsistency. Th...
Leverkusen coach Sami Hyypia, another Champions League novice, saw Omer Toprak add a late goal, but it was a chastening evening for the Finn, whose side must also contend with Shakhtar Donetsk and Real Sociedad in Group A. The Ukrainians won 2-0 in San Sebastian.
Manchester United went five points clear at the top of the Premier League after late goals by Antonio Valencia and Ashley Young sealed a 2-0 win at struggling Blackburn on Monday.
Reigning champions Manchester United won 5-0 away to 10-man Wolves on Sunday, moving four points clear of Manchester City at the top of the English Premier League.
Ecuador winger Antonio Valencia has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester United ahead of the new season.
Ecuador will be missing key midfield man Antonio Valencia as they take on holders Brazil on Wednesday staring Copa America elimination in the face.