Manchester United fought back to beat Aston Villa 3-1 away in the Premier League on Sunday as Bruno Fernandes, Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani scored in the second half to put on hold the title celebrations of champion-elect Manchester City.

The result left United second on 70 points from 34 games, 10 behind City, which has played a game more and missed a chance to secure the title on Saturday after it suffered a 2-1 home defeat by Chelsea.

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Bertrand Traore fired Villa ahead in the 24th minute with a brilliant strike into the top corner from 15 metres after some sloppy defending by the visitors, who gave the ball away several times deep in their half.

Fernandes equalised with a 52nd-minute penalty, sending Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez the wrong way with a coolly taken spot-kick after a series of clumsy…

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