The high-flying, lethal and menacing forward of Manchester United, Marcus Rashford, has been officially giving Manchester United’s second goal in the Carabao Cup final against Newcastle United day after the match.
The goal of Marcus Rashford that was firstly not recorded as his goal
Rashford was played through on goal by Dutch forward Wout Weghorst as the end of the first half was fast approaching and his strike took a deflection before looping over Loris Karius and dinking into Newcastle United’s goal.
The defender of the Magpies was initially adjudged to have scored an own goal but after proper checks and evaluation, the EFL have changed their conclusion.
Manchester United road to victory in the Carabao Cup final
Manchester United went ahead through a header from legendary midfielder Carlos Henrique Casemiro after a delightful cross from Luke Shaw found the head of the Brazilian.
The second goal then gave Manchester United a sigh of relief as they gained total control of the Carabao Cup final and they did the job to win the EFL Cup against Newcastle United.
Mancunian born, Rashford, is in the form of his life and has now continued this rich vein of form in London at Wembley.
Rashford has scored 17 goals in 19 games since coming back to Manchester United from the World Cup in Qatar and the attacker does not look like dropping the tempo anytime soon.
The England international is also one of the few United players who had already know what the feel of success is like at the club previously.
The Manchester United player who graduated from the academy was part of Jose Mourinho’s side who won the Europa League final in 2017 before going on a six-year drought.
Rashford and his teammates would be trying everything within their powers to ensure that they don’t have to stay so long before they get their hands on another trophy.
Manchester United are still strongly placed in contention of winning three more competitions this season with the FA Cup, the Premier League and Europa League still in sight.
Erik Ten Hag states Manchester United are on the road to redemption
After the victory in the cup final, Ten Hag stated that this is just the beginning for his Manchester United side as he spoke greatly about how the club is on the road to returning to its glory days.
Erik Ten Hag said: ‘We have to celebrate but after that point you have to keep going because this cup can be the inspiration to get even more.
‘We are still at the start of restoring Manchester United to where we belong – and that is winning trophies.’ added the Dutch head coach.
Manchester United battle West Ham United next in the FA Cup final on Wednesday and it gives the team the opportunity to go further in another cup competition.
Erik Ten Hag with that victory on Saturday became the first Manchester United manager since Jose Mourinho to win the Red Army of Manchester a silverware.
He also becomes the third manager since Sir Alex Chapman Ferguson to hand Manchester United a trophy after Louis Van Gaal won the FA Cup in 2015, Jose Mourinho won the UEFA Europa League and Carabao Cup in 2017.