Douglas Luiz put the tie on the scoreboard at Villa Park and celebrated in front of Raphal Varane and Onana with a provocative dance. A gesture that greatly upset the Manchester United players. So much so that the French central defender, instead of celebrating the Scott McTominay's last goal With the rest of his companions he went straight to 'talking' in a very unfriendly way with the villainous player. The referee had to separate them so that things wouldn't get worse.
With the score against Douglas, Douglas was not so happy that Hojlund (scorer of the first goal of the game) slowly left the field of play. He approached the Red Devils' Danish striker and fought with him to remove him from the field.
Erik Ten Witch was asked about the student's gesture of Unai Emery at the press conference after the game and wanted to clarify the matter: “This may have motivated the players. Not them. We have to think about our game and not the opponent. “We always want to control the game, that's our approach.”
after the game Fernando River He also remembered the Brazilian football player's provocation, dedicating a mocking tweet to him. Are you well? followed by several laughing emoticons.
Douglas Luiz did not hesitate to respond to the Manchester legend: “I'm fine, thank you. It's just that It's carnival time in Brazil“
The final victory is very important for Manchester United, who is closer to Unai Emery's team in the table and that, if he had not done so, he would have gone too far. Villa remain in fifth place, five points behind United, in a position to access the Europa League.