Manchester United Head to Wembley this weekend for Carabao Cup The final as we try to end the worst trophy drought in 40 years.
Here, the PA news agency takes a look at the route Erik ten Hag’s men took to reach Sunday’s meeting. Newcastle.
Manchester United 4 Aston Villa 2 – third round, 10 November 2022
Just days after losing 3-1 at Villa Park in what proved to be Cristiano Ronaldo’s last game at the club, United took revenge in their last home game before the World Cup.
The Red Devils came from behind twice to advance after a crazy second that brought in all six goals after a tough first half.
Anthony Martial canceled Ollie Watkins’ opening within seconds, then Marcus Rashford Diogo Dalot’s own goal hit after the guests took the lead again.
Bruno Fernandes put United ahead in the 78th minute before Scott McTominay added a fourth to the downtime.
Manchester United 2 Burnley 0 – fourth round, 21 December 2022
As United returned to action after the World Cup, Rashford put up a spectacular solo effort against Sky Bet Championship leaders Burnley.
On Hag’s men took the lead in the 27th minute, with Christian Eriksen, one of several players at the tournament in Qatar, finishing at close range.
The advantage was doubled in the 12th minute of the second half before Rashford, who scored three goals for England during the World Cup, went on a run and took the ball from his home court to the visitors’ area and punched it into the net. .
Manchester United 3 Charlton 0 – quarter-finals, 10 January 2023
In form, Rashford continued his hot scoring streak as his late two goals helped United’s win over Major League side Charlton.
The 25-year-old scored two goals in stoppage time to make it onto the score sheet for the sixth consecutive game as the England striker finished the game after Antony’s first-half kick gave United the lead.
It was their eighth consecutive victory going into early November, but the demanding Ten Hag won’t be scattering much praise after this show, as their much changed side was challenged hard by the third-tier Addicks at Old Trafford.
Nottingham Forest 0 Manchester United 3 – semi-final first leg, 25 January 2023
The start of United’s third Carabao Cup semi-final in four years couldn’t have been much better as they all sealed their place in the final with their sweeping wins on the Trent shores.
Rashford opened the score and transformed with a momentary individual brilliance as he ran 50 yards before January arrived. Wout Weghorst celebrates his first goal for the club since his move from Burnley on loan.
Bruno Fernandes was on the verge of returning to Wembley for his first domestic show since losing the 2018 FA Cup final, effectively breaking the tie in his death.
Manchester United 2 Nottingham Forest 0 – semi-final second leg, 1 February 2023
United beat Nottingham Forest comfortably to book their spot at Wembley.
Ten Hag’s men dominated the second leg, and reserve Martial signaled his return, breaking the stalemate before Fred took a 5-0 victory.
The prize is a trip to the capital to take Newcastle as their summer date Ten Hag are looking to take the Red Devils to their first silver team after lifting the Europa League in 2017.