Register Login Live

Capital One Cup

Man United Cruise Past Northampton


Full Time: Northampton 1-3 Manchester United

Date: 21 September 2016

Venue: Sixfields Stadium

Manchester United moved into the next round of the EFL Cup after beating Northampton 3-1 at Sixfields Stadium on Wednesday night.

United started very positively and made their early pressure tell with a goal from Michael Carrick in the 17th minute, 1-0.

The Red Devisl took their foot off the pedal after taking the lead and allowed the home side to come back into the game.

Northampton pushed forwarded and were rewarded for their efforts when the referee awarded them a penalty in the 42nd minute.

Alex Revell made no mistake from the spot to take his side into the break tied at 1-1.

The start of the second half saw Northampton seeing more of the ball and pushing forward in attack as they tried to find a goal.

United, though, sucked up the pressure and began taking control around the hour mark.

In the 68th minute Ander Herrera gave United the lead for the second time after a clinical finish after some good build-play from the Premiership side, 2-1.

The match was over as a contest in the 75th minute when Marcus Rashford scored United’s third goal, 3-1.

Northampton tried to find their way back into the game, but United held on for a comfortable win.

City Scrape Past Swansea In EFL Cup

Ibrahimovic: Why I Snubbed Man Utd Last Season

Iniesta Reveals Which Moment Changed His Life


Top 5

Bucs Suffer Confed Cup Heartbreak On Penalties

490 May 20, 2022 11:51 PM in Orlando Pirates

Gallery: Pep, Man City Celebrate EPL Title

May 23, 2022 08:24 AM in English Premier League

De Gea Sends Brutal Message To Man Utd Teammates

3 May 23, 2022 09:24 AM in English Premier League

Exclusive! Latest On Chiefs & Maart…

53 May 18, 2022 10:01 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Barca Transfer News: 7 Out, 6 In?

2 May 18, 2022 07:25 PM in LaLiga

7 Soldiers Left Behind As Pirates Prepare For War

44 May 20, 2022 12:24 PM in Orlando Pirates

Chiefs Open Negotiations For Top Target

37 May 22, 2022 11:57 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Vrrrpha! Another Sundowns Star Bags Golf 8 GTI

1 May 19, 2022 03:38 PM in Stars & Their Cars

Mbappe Releases Statement After Shock Real Snub

8 May 23, 2022 07:35 AM in Messi/Ronaldo/Neymar/Mbappe Watch

Downs Coach Says Chiefs And Bucs Are Edging Closer

21 May 19, 2022 09:37 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns

Lewandowski 'Chooses' Next Club

2 May 17, 2022 07:25 PM in Bundesliga News

Downs Coach Says Chiefs And Bucs Are Edging Closer

21 May 19, 2022 09:37 AM in Mamelodi Sundowns