"I suppose the fixture list at the moment is in favour of Manchester United as they have played all the big teams so far, apart from us, so that will give them a chance to bounce back, for sure."
Only four points separate the top seven Premier League sides and Villas-Boas insists the league is wide open.
He added: "The league looks extremely open. The team in 14th place has 10 points only nine fewer than the leaders."
Edited by Ben Bloom