Manchester United's best players in 4-2 win against Aston Villa in Carabao Cup

Erik ten Hag won his first domestic cup game in charge of Manchester United after the Red Devils beat Aston Villa 4-2 at Old Trafford in the Carabao Cup third-round.

Goals from Anthony Martial, Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes and Scott McTominay sent us through to round four where we’ll meet Vincent Kompany’s Burnley.

Having lost 3-1 to Villa on Sunday, Ten Hag got immediate revenge on Unai Emery in their second managerial meeting.

Here are Manchester United’s four best players against Aston Villa.

Bruno Fernandes

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Our number eight was a big miss at Villa Park on Sunday having been suspended for the defeat in Birmingham.

With Donny van de Beek starting a third consecutive game in the number ten role, Fernandes was deployed on the right-hand side.

The 28-year-old combined with his compatriot Diogo Dalot to give Martial a tap in and with the game level at 2-2, the former Sporting Lisbon captain put United ahead with his seventh career goal against the Villains.

Marcus Rashford

Fresh after being named in England’s World Cup squad, United’s number ten showed great composure to score his eighth goal of the season to bring Ten Hag’s side level for the second time.

The 25-year-old looks a man reborn under the Dutchman and he’ll head to Qatar bang in form for the Three Lions.

Christian Eriksen

The Danish midfield maestro was only on the pitch for 30 minutes, but the calmness and authority he brought to United’s game was clear to see.

United’s number 14 created five chances from just 22 touches and completed all 17 of his attempted passes.

The 30-year-old picked Villa off in the closing stages and he’ll likely be restored into United’s starting line-up for Sunday’s trip to Fulham alongside Casemiro who also started tonight’s game on the bench.

Alejandro Garnacho

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United’s Argentinian wonderkid came on for Martial with 30 minutes remaining and he picked up two assists to his name with a stunning performance.

Our number 49 tormented Villa’s players with his blistering pace and quick feet and unlike on Sundy he was more willing to go on the outside and commit the opposing defender.

The teenager is a star in waiting and he’s rapidly jumping up the pecking order at Old Trafford.

His second assist was a sublime pass for McTominay, one that the likes of Fernandes and Eriksen would have been proud of themselves.

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