Ibrahimovic takes Manchester United to EFL Cup final win over Southampton

In the end, perhaps it was just inevitable that Zlatan Ibrahimovic would insist on having the final say. Southampton had given everything to drag themselves level and, for long spells, it had felt as if Manchester United could fall to one of the more improbable comebacks of any Wembley final. It would need a flint heart not to sympathise with the losers but this is why José Mourinho was so determined to sign Ibrahimovic: the decisive moments on the occasions that really matter.

The clock had ticked into its 87th minute when United’s new talisman applied the header that spared them the possibility of losing a game they had led 2-0. The same player had opened the scoring with another reminder of his eye for the spectacular and his late winner brought a measure of relief as well as jubilation, bearing in mind the determination of Southampton to fight back and give their opponents an almighty scare.

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Source: Football News
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