Carabao Cup 2019: Manchester United thrashes Chelsea by 2-1
In a pre-quarterfinal match of the Carabao Cup, Manchester United beat Chelsea by 2-1 and entered into the quarterfinals.
Marcus Rashford’s brace helped United to thrash Chelsea by 2-1 in the Carabao Cup 2019.
This win will definitely boost the confidence of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his boy’s for the next matches. This is a third successive away victory for ‘The Red Devils‘.
This is United’s second win of the season over Chelsea. Two months ago, Manchester United beat Chelsea by 4-0 in the opening game of EPL 2019.
About the match:
At the beginning of the match, Chelsea maintained an early possession but the first goal of a match was scored by Marcus Rashford in the 25th minute. Chelsea tried hard to score an equaliser before the half-time. In the half-time, Red Devils was in a lead by 1-0.
After the half-time, Belgian footballer Michy Batshuayi scored an equalizer. Chelsea continuously builds pressure on United but in the 73rd minute, Marcus Rashford delivered a magical freekick and won the match for United.
Player of the match – Marcus Rashford
The 22-year-old English forward, Marcus Rashford is a player of the match for scoring two goals in a match. In the 73rd minute, Rashford delivered a magical freekick which became a match-winning goal.
Rashford’s stunning performance against Chelsea led Red Devils into the quarter-final stage of Carabao Cup 2019. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will hope for the same performance from Rashford in the upcoming matches.
After the match, Chelsea’s manager Frank Lampard said, “Rashford’s free-kick had been a bolt from the blue. I saw a lot of things that were good for us for the future, a lot of positives.”
After the bad start in EPL 2019, United again back into the winning track. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will look to maintain winning run in the upcoming matches. Manchester United’s next match is on November 2 against Bournemouth.