A late winner from the former Swedish international Zlatan Ibrahimovic, secured Manchester United’s first major trophy under Jose Mourinho, as they beat Southampton 3-2 in the final of the EFL Cup, On Sunday.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic posing with the EFL Cup trophy in the dressing room. ðŸ† pic.twitter.com/bsbpdiuNMQ
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Jose Mourinho’s side Manchester United took an early lead with a Zlatan Ibrahimovic free kick in 19 min and doubled their advantage with a calm finish from the young England international Jesse Lingard in 38th min.
And a minute before the half time Southampton pulled one back as the 25-year-old Italy international Manolo Gabbiadini scored a sweat and clam goal for the visitors and took the score to 2-1.
And just after the second half started, the visitors side Southampton quickly equalized, as the Italy international Gabbiadini grabbed his second goal to equalize the score by 2-2, and Manchester United were on the back foot for the rest of the half until the 35-year-old star forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic headed in with three minutes remaining.
The Manchester United forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic enjoying a great season of Premier League as he has already scored 26 goals for the English giant Manchester United in all competition and most importantly he has also been instrumental off the pitch, receiving plenty of plaudits for the way he has helped those younger than him and now secured Manchester United’s first major trophy under the Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho.