Louis van Gaal earned his first competitive win after 60 days in his job as manager of Manchester United and immediately set his sights on winning the Barclays Premier League.
Martin Demichelis headed in a late equaliser to earn Manchester City a 2-2 draw against Arsenal.
If Liverpool needed any reminder how tough life will be without last season's two leading goalscorers, it was provided by Aston Villa.
RAB DOUGLAS had a hand in the career of David Marshall.
Manchester United defender Phil Jones is expected to meet with the club's medical staff on Tuesday as the Red Devils wait to discover the extent of the injury he sustained on England duty.