Manchester United have had a combined begin to the Premier League season with two wins from three video games however performances have left loads to be desired.
Their efficiency in opposition to Nottingham Forest was nonetheless higher, and a objective through a genius set-piece routine in opposition to Steve Cooper’s males had followers gasping in awe.
That objective by Casemiro has received United’s Purpose of the Month for August.
Profitable a free kick on the fitting wing within the second half with the crew trailing 1-2, Bruno Fernandes caught the ire of the followers.
As an alternative of sending it into the field, he handed it again throughout the field to Marcus Rashford.
The Outdated Trafford crowd groaned, pondering the assault was over, however one thing way more genius was set in movement.
Fernandes immediately ran straight previous the Forest defensive position and Rashford picked him out with a superbly weighted move.
Within the meantime, Casemiro had run within the six-yard space, the place he dutifully stood to slam dwelling United’s equaliser after Fernandes stabbed the ball again within the space.
Forest had been caught completely off guard by the flurry of motions the set-piece initiated and United’s comeback was on.
Ten Hag’s males finally scored one other to return again from two targets all the way down to win 3-2 and keep away from a disastrous consequence.
Casemiro’s objective was additionally necessary since United’s set-piece prowess has been in query for a very long time. They’re commonly among the many groups who’re least efficient from corners and free kicks.
Due to this fact, a objective with a routine straight from the coaching floor would have additionally served as a vindication for the supervisor and his employees.