WATCH: Rachel Daly is a born goalscorer! Lionesses star smashes past Mary Earps to put Aston Villa 1-0 up against Man Utd on WSL opening day - only for Red Devils to seal dramatic late win

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  • Daly slots past England team-mate
  • Puts Villa ahead despite red
  • United hit back for late win

WHAT HAPPENED? Villa were down to 10 following Kirsty Hanson's 74th-minute dismissal but made light of that setback, breaking down the right wing where Adriana Leon crossed for Daly to power the home side into the lead.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: Daly and Villa's joy was short-lived however as Lucia Garcia lashed in an equaliser minutes later, before substitute Rachel Williams headed an injury-time winner for the Red Devils.

WHAT NEXT FOR ASTON VILLA? Daly and Villa will get a chance to put today's disappointment behind them when they visit Liverpool next Sunday

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