VIDEO: Westwood free-kick gives Moyes nightmare start - but United fight back

Old Trafford

Aston Villa took an early lead at Old Trafford, as midfielder Ashley Westwood curled home a delightful free kick.

Today was always going to be a tough one for Manchester United boss David Moyes, as United fans organised for a plane to fly over Old Trafford with a banner reading; "Wrong One - Moyes Out", with the pressure piling on the former Everton manager after Tuesday's 3-0 home defeat to rivals Manchester City.

It's been a difficult season all round for United since the departure of Sir Alex Ferguson last summer, and with a top four finish almost certainly out of the question, Moyes' position is under increasing scrutiny - and he desperately needed a win over Aston Villa today in order to relieve some of the pressure.

But the game got off to a nightmare start, as Villa took an early lead to stun Old Trafford into silence. Midfielder Ashley Westwood curled home a superb free kick from the edge of the box, though the United wall didn't even jump to try and block the shot, leaving goalkeeper David de Gea exposed.

Moyes will be pleased that his side have turned the game around to go in at half time leading 2-1, as two goals from Wayne Rooney have given United the lead at the break - but the highlight of the game so far has been Westwood's free kick.

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