Jesse Lingard Wins Manchester United’s Winning Goal
Two goals Jesse Lingard brought Manchester United 2-0 win over Swansea City in the fourth round of the English League Cup in Liberty Stadium, Swansea, Tuesday (24/10/2017).
The result brought Manchester United into the fifth round. The Red Devils open the opportunity to retain the League Cup title.
Facing Swansea City, Manchester United down with a 3-4-3 formation. Three defenders occupied Victor Lindelof, Chris Smalling, and Axel Tuanzebe.
The midfield quartet is assigned to Matteo Darmian, Ander Herrera, Scott McTominay, and Daley Blind. Meanwhile, Marcus Rashford, Lingard, and Anthony Martial work side by side as an attacker.
Despite appearing with the minority of the best players, Manchester United still able to dominate rather than host. Jose Mourinho’s men dare to control the ball and keep the Swansea City players depressed.
Manchester United’s opening goal was born when the game went 21 minutes. Cooperation Ander Herrera and Rashford able forwarded Lingard through kick into the corner of Swansea goal.
Lingard action became the only goal created in the first half. Manchester United winning 1-0 over Swansea City until the break.
After the break, Manchester United did not relax the attack. Entering the 59th minute, Lingard re-recorded the name on the scoreboard after maximizing Darmian cross.
Until the game ended, the score lasted 2-0 to win Manchester United.
Composition of players
Swansea City: 13-Kristoffer Nordfeldt; 22-Angel Rangel, 5-Mike van den Hoorn, 6-Alfie Mawson, 16-Martin Olsson (26-Kyle Naughton 39); 4-Ki Sung-yeung, 51-Roque Mesa (8-Leroy Fer 67); 17-Sam Clucas, 15-Wayne Routledge, 18-Jordan Ayew, 62-Oliver McBurnie (10-Tammy Abraham 72)
Manager: Paul Clement
Manchester United: 20-Sergio Romero; 2-Victor Lindelof, 12-Chris Smalling, 38-Axel Tuanzebe; 36-Matteo Darmian, 21-Ander Herrera (31-Nemanja Matic 66), 39-Scott McTominay, 17-Daley Blind; 14-Jesse Lingard, 19-Marcus Rashford (9-Romelu Lukaku 66), 11-Anthony Martial (23-Luke Shaw 86)
Manager: Jose Mourinho
Referee: Robert Madley