BBC Sport - Manchester United 4-1 Aston Villa: Scoreline harsh says Lambert
Scoreline harsh on Villa - Lambert
- From the section Football
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert says his side's 4-1 defeat to Manchester United at Old Trafford was closer than the scoreline suggests.
The visitors took the lead through Ashley Westwood's free-kick, but United turned the game around with two goals from Wayne Rooney before half time. Goals from Juan Mata - his first for the club - and Javier Hernandez added the gloss in the second half.
Despite the defeat Villa remain nine points above the relegation zone, with seven games left to play.