Di Maria played for Manchester United for a season but fell out with the-then manager Louis van Gaal, leaving the side a year later.
Di Maria even had a bottle thrown at him when he went over to take a set-piece in front of the fans during the second-half.
The Argentine became United's record signing when he made the move from Spanish giants Real Madrid to England for £60 million ($77 million) in 2014, inheriting the club's fabled number 7 shirt in the process.
Di Maria stayed down for an extended period of time while players argued with each other and complained to the referee Daniele Orsato.
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However, the reaction from Angel di Maria after the goal was rather aggressive, as he appeared to hurl abuses at the Manchester United fans.
The celebration seemed to rub the Old Trafford crowd up the wrong way, and minutes later, a beer bottle was thrown onto the pitch around where the 30-year-old was stood.
United must be wary that their former flop doesn't come back to haunt them on a night that means so much to the club - because di Maria will be ready to bite the hand that used to feed him.
But Di Maria held on to laugh last after spearheading United's first defeat under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solkjaer. He [Di Maria] was a bit nervous and needed to be calmer in the first half.
In truth, Young was perhaps fortunate to not receive a second yellow for the shove, however he survived and has since been applauded for his efforts by Man Utd fans. There are still 90 minutes left.