A few days after losing to Aston Villa in the Premier League, the Red Devils found themselves with Unai Emery’s band in the League Cup. Without Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho, injured, Erik Ten Hag operated a large rotation for this meeting. The first occasion of the party is an afternoon plus 20 minutes of play. Well found by Malacia, Diogo Dalot lacked precision on his head to open the score (24th). Gradually, Aston Villa came out of their camp and Ashley Young almost played a bad trick on his former team. On a corner, the side came close to deceiving the United defense (34th).
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Finally, the match got carried away in the second half. Just after the resumption, Ollie Watkins opens the score with a subtle dive in front of Dubravka (48th). A short-lived advantage since on the engagement, Anthony Martial equalized. Back in the starting lineup, the Frenchman took advantage of Bruno Fernandes’ good ball to conclude in the empty goal (49th). A few minutes later, Unai Emery’s players regained the lead. Diogo Dalot extended in his accessories but a header from Leon Bailey (61st). Marcus Rashford a draw between two equal teams in favor of the error of Villans (67th). In the process, Bruno Fernandes allowed Manchester United to take a definitive advantage (78th). At the very end of the game, Scott McTominay closed the success of his team (90 + 2). With this success, the Red Devils catch up well and reach the next round of the League Cup.