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Neither the home contingent nor travelling supporters got their money’s worth in the first half of Saturday’s London Stadium affair between West Ham and Man United, but come the full-time whistle, ex-Red Devils boss David Moyes was full of Christmas cheer against his erstwhile employers.

With Erik ten Hag’s toothless team doing little to trouble Alphonse Areola in the Irons goal, West Ham delivered two sucker punches through Jarrod Bowen and Mohammed Kudus to consign Man United to an eighth loss of the top-flight term, and a 13th in all tournaments before December 25 for the first time since 1930-31.

That year, the 20-time English champions were relegated from the top flight, and while their situation is not quite so dire 93 years later – Ten Hag’s outfit sit eighth at the time of writing – a four-game scoreless streak for the first time since 1992 is truly alarming.

Since deservedly putting Chelsea to the sword on December 6, Man United have come up short against Bayern Munich, West Ham and Bournemouth while holding Liverpool to a praiseworthy goalless stalemate, not that such brief defensive fortitude counted for much on Saturday lunchtime.

After going without a Premier League defeat at Old Trafford for 12 months between August 2022 and August 2023, Man United have since been beaten in four of their last seven top-flight home fixtures at the Theatre of Dreams, although they stand alone with a record 21 Boxing Day wins in the Premier League.

The Red Devils’ overall total of 53 Boxing Day league wins is only seven superior to that of second-placed Aston Villa in English league history, as the Lions have 46 triumphs to their name on December 26, and Unai Emery’s men were firm favourites to record a 16th Premier League home victory in a row when Sheffield United came to town.

However, former Villa attacker Cameron Archer did what Arsenal and Manchester City could not as he made the net ripple with 87 minutes on the clock, and only a last-gasp header from Nicolo Zaniolo seven minutes into added time prevented the Blades from leaving with a precious three points.

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With fellow title hopefuls Arsenal and Liverpool also sharing the spoils on Saturday evening, victory for Villa would have allowed them to spend Christmas Day atop the Premier League rankings, but Emery’s side remain in the bronze medal position with a one-point disadvantage to make up to the Gunners.

Zaniolo’s late intervention at least allowed Villa to stretch their unbeaten run in all competitions to 10 matches, a streak which has seen Emery’s men score twice in each of their last three Premier League away games, but their only top-flight clean sheet on the road so far in 2023-24 came against Chelsea in September.

Aston Villa came up trumps at Old Trafford as recently as September 2021, where the Stretford End were subjected to an Emiliano Martinez dance show, but Man United have won their three most recent contests at the Theatre of Dreams, where Bruno Fernandes was the difference in a 1-0 April success

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