Garnacho becomes the youngest player to score a late winner for Manchester United in 13 years - Footstill
MANCHESTER UNITED

Garnacho becomes the youngest player to score a late winner for Manchester United in 13 years


Argentine youngster and forward maestro, Alejandro Garnacho was the hero and saviour of the night yesterday for Erik ten Hag led Manchester United team in their 14th league game of the current English Premier League campaign away from home against Fulham at the Craven Cottage.

The 18 year old football talent started the game from the bench due to tactical reason but was introduced in the 72nd minute for Anthony Martial and he was able to make a whole lots of difference in the keenly contested encounter.

Alejandro Garnacho in the game was clinical with his moves in the opposition box after his introduction which made him a big threat with his impactful minutes spent on the pitch of play and as such scored the late winner for the Red Devils, thereby sealed the whole maximum three points in their last game of the pre-World Cup campaign.


Christian Eriksen’s 14th minute goal in the first half made the difference for the visitor going into the half time break which ended one nil before the host got levelled in the 61st minute with an equalizer from Daniel James to make it 1-1.

In the 93rd minute of the game, Alejandro Garnacho got on the score sheet with a beautiful goal that gave his side the lead and as such ended the game two goals to one at full time.

With his winning goal of the night aged 18 years and 135 days, Alejandro Garnacho is now the youngest player to score a 90th minute winner in the Premier League since Federico Macheda against Aston Villa, also for Manchester United in April 2009 when he was 17 years and 226 days.

Alejandro Garnacho with his great influx of influence in the game will be hoping to keep the tempo and momentum going for his team in their next game as they continue their pursuit in the competition.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Most Popular

To Top