Nottingham Forest 0-3 Manchester United: United with one foot in the final
Manchester United have one foot in the Carabao Cup final after a comfortable 3-0 win at Nottingham Forest.
Manchester United put one foot on Wembley Way after taking firm control of their Carabao Cup semi-final with a 3-0 first-leg win at Nottingham Forest.
First-half goals from Marcus Rashford and Wout Weghorst and Bruno Fernandes late third at the City Ground mean that only a miraculous turnaround in next weeks second leg will stop United appearing in the League Cup final at the national stadium next month.
Rashfords strike was a moment of individual brilliance as he raced 50 yards and converted, Weghorst celebrated his first goal for the club since his loan move from Burnley while Fernandes effectively killed the tie at the death.
The win put United on the brink of returning to Wembley for their first domestic showpiece since losing the 2018 FA Cup final and Erik ten Hag will have the possibility of ending the clubs trophy drought, which stretches back to 2017, firmly in his sights in his first season at Old Trafford.
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