Super-sub Scott McTominay’s late winner at Aston Villa catapulted Manchester United back into contention for a Champions League place.
Bruno Fernandes helped Manchester United strengthen their hold on a top-four Champions League spot.
The mood was one of defiance as Manchester City swept aside Aston Villa to move within three points of leaders Arsenal.
New Aston Villa manager Unai Emery guided his team to a first win at Villa Park since 1995 against Manchester United.
Cristiano Ronaldo reignited Manchester United’s flagging Champions League campaign with a dramatic injury-time winner against Villarreal at Old Trafford.