Manchester United have made it through to the Carabao Cup final after beating Nottingham Forest 2-0 at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.
The Red Devils will meet Newcastle United at Wembley Stadium on February 26. Newcastle overcame Southampton 3-1 in their two-legged semi-final.
Newcastle United will provide the opposition on the big day, after overcoming Southampton 3-1 in their two-legged semi-final.
After Wout Weghorst hit the woodwork in the first half, the deadlock was broken when Anthony Martial marked his return as a substitute with a clinical finish in the 73rd minute.
A 12th successive home win in all competitions was secured, three minutes later, as Fred touched in Marcus Rashford’s inviting ball across. Both players scored in the Premier League home game against Forest on 27 December.
A commanding 5-0 aggregate scoreline shows the focus on trying to lift a trophy in Ten Hag’s maiden campaign in charge, as this was a ruthless showing over the two legs.
United are bidding for a sixth triumph in the League Cup, the first of which came in 1992, against Forest, when Brian McClair scored the only goal. Subsequent successes came in 2006, 2009, 2010 and the 2017 victory over Southampton.
Discussion about this post