Danilo made his debut in the starting line-up when United beat Nottingham

Manchester United took the lead in opposition to Nottingham Forest in the first leg of the League Cup semi-final. The Red Devils gained 3-0 this Wednesday at The City Ground in Nottingham (England). The match marked the debut of Danilo, a former Palmeiras participant, as a starter for the residence group.

  • The targets in the match have been scored by Rashford, Weghorst and Bruno Fernandes.
  • Danilo did nicely, one in every of the greatest on the pitch for Forest. However, the coach most popular to take him out in the twelfth minute of the second half.
  • The Palmeiras-sold participant made his debut for the England aspect in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Bournemouth in the Premier League.
  • Next Wednesday, the groups will resolve which place is obtainable at Old Trafford. In the different semi-final, Newcastle United beat Southampton: 1 to 0, away from residence.
  • The semi-final is the solely home-and-away spherical of the League Cup.

Former Palmeiras collectively

For the first time, Gustavo Scarpa and Danilo have been starters collectively at Nottingham Forest.

Apart from Danilo, Scarpa additionally did nicely in the match. Closer to the assault, the participant had an awesome likelihood saved by De Gea in the first half. On one other kick he put it very excessive. He stored attempting however was substituted 18 minutes into the second half.

Danilo began what would grow to be Forest’s equaliser. Made a pleasant move for Gibbs-White to shoot. He discovered Sturridge who scored. However, the aim was disallowed.

The younger man who grew up in Palmeiras launched himself and took part in the first half, closing in on the protection to start out the sport. The viewers welcomed the Brazilian nicely.

Danilo and Casemiro throughout the match between Nottingham Forest and Manchester United

Image: Mike Egerton – PA Images/PA Images by way of Getty Images

United, higher technically, began extra cautiously and opened the scoring early. However, the hosts subsequently improved and gave a scare, even canceling a aim. However, the Red Devils pulled away simply earlier than half-time.

In the second half, the high quality of the sport dropped. with the quantity of errors on each side, particularly with passes. Coaches started to vary groups, however the adjustments didn’t have the anticipated impact.

United adopted higher, however selected to handle the good end result away from residence. In the final half, Bruno Fernandes nonetheless sealed the victory and the wonderful benefit for the second leg.


0x1. Rashford obtained the ball in the fifth minute just below the midway mark and sprinted down the left. The ten went between two guards and shot into the goalkeeper’s proper nook.

Cancelled. In the twenty second minute, after a counter-attack initiated by Danilo, Sturridge took benefit of Gibbs-White’s help to attain, however his transfer was dominated out resulting from offside.

0x2. Antony receives it from Casemiro on the half-moon and kicks arduous. Hennessey saved but it surely rebounded and Weghorst scored United’s first aim.

0x3. In the forty third minute, United doubled their lead. Pellistri was fired into the space, disarmed by Neco Williams, however the defender made a mistake. Elanga obtained the spare ball and threw it previous Bruno Fernandes to attain a 3rd aim.

Data sheet

Nottingham Forest 0 X 3 Manchester United

competitors: FA League Cup semi-final
place: City Ground, Nottingham
Date and time: January 25, 2023, 5:00 PM (Brazil Time)
Referee: Michael Oliver
Yellow playing cards: Pellistri (MAN)
Objectives: Rashford (5 minutes into the first half), Weghorst (44 minutes into the first half) and Bruno Fernandes (43 minutes into the second half)

Nottingham Forest: Hennessey; Aurier, Worrell, McKenna, Lodi (Neko Williams); Froyler, Danilo (Colback), Scarpa (Lingard); Johnson, Sturridge (Emmanuel Dennis) and Gibbs-White (O’Brien). Technician: Steve Cooper.

Manchester United: From Gaia; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Martinez, Malacia; Casemiro, Eriksen (Fred); Antony (Pellistri), Bruno Fernandes, Rashford (Garnacho); Weghorst (Elanga).Technician: Eric Ten Haag.

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