United win 1-0, send Villa down

Manchester United have confirmed Aston Villa's relegation to English football's Championship with a 1-0 victory at Old Trafford.

Marcus Rashford scored in the 32nd minute after picking up a pass from Antonio Valencia at the edge of the box and converting from close range.

United's chase for a top-four spot in the Premier League remains on track. The Red Devils are in fifth place on 56 points.


  • Norwich 0 Sunderland 3
  • Everton 1 Southampton 1
  • Manchester United 1 Aston Villa 0
  • Newcastle 3 Swansea 0
  • West Bromwich 0 Watford 1
  • Chelsea v Manchester City (late kick-off)
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on April 17, 2016, with the headline 'United win 1-0, send Villa down'. Subscribe