Edinson Cavani scored the opener in MU’s 2-0 win over Everton in the quarterfinals of the League Cup on December 24.
Man Utd faced many difficulties with the defensive play of Everton and had to wait until the 88th minute to celebrate the goal. Edinson Cavani proves valuable with a high-level goal. The ball from the former PSG star’s foot swung into the far corner, making the Olsen goalkeeper effortless to fly into meaningless.
Victory over Everton helped MU win tickets to the semi-finals of the League Cup for the second time in a row. Coach Solskjaer owns a 100% away win rate in the League Cup arena. The Norwegian army has 2 wins with Cardiff, 4 wins with Man Utd.
Two of Cavani’s four goals for MU this season have been scored against Everton
Man Utd launched a lineup of many reserve players, but still created an overwhelming stance against Everton. The homeowner constantly deployed the ball on the right-wing, where Greenwood appeared.
Pogba plays in the central midfield position but is often raised to join the attack. The French midfielder has many improvised handling phases that make the home team defenders confused. Pogba soon created a delicious opportunity in the 8th minute, after a subtle heel kick. However, Van de Beek was unable to score.
In the first 20 minutes, the full initiative belonged to Man Utd. Coach Solskjaer’s army made a few touches to break through Everton’s defense. Cavani had 2 chances, but he was slower than goalkeeper Robin Olsen.
Everton played underperformance and had to wait until 22 minutes to have the first chance. Sigurdsson passed the ball through 3 redshirt players, but could not pass the last stop in front of the MU goal, midfielder Harry Maguire. The host’s playstyle does not have much change, in the absence of James Rodriguez.
Pogba was MU’s best player in the first half
In the first half, the fans at Goodison Park also witnessed the good performance of the goalkeeper on both sides. Dean Henderson has 3 saves, while his colleague Olsen has also completed the task, with 4 situations to deny the visitors’ goal.