Five records as Edison Cavani inspired Manchester United to a 3-2 come back win at Southampton!

Manchester United continue to find a way away from home as they dug deep to snatch a 3-2 win at the St. Marys after going two goals down in the first half.

Jan Bednarek’s header against the run of play and James Ward-Prowse’s sublime free-kick gave the home side a two-goal lead in the first half.

However, Uruguayan striker, Edison Cavani inspired the Red Devils to their eighth consecutive away win after he came on as he second-half substitute to score a brace and also provided an assist for Bruno Fernandes.

Cavani

Here are records you should know as Manchester United records their 5th win of the season;

  1. The Red Devils are the first side in the history of the Premier League to win four consecutive away games trailing in each of them.
  2. Manchester United have now won eight successive top-flight away games for the first time in their history.
  3. Edinson Cavani is only the second player to be directly involved in 3+ goals in a Premier League match after coming on as a substitute for Man Utd (2 goals and 1 assist), after current coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored four against Nottingham Forest in February 1999.
  4. Bruno Fernandes is the fourth Man Utd player to score in five consecutive away games in the Premier League after Ruud van Nistelrooy (2002 & 2003), Robin van Persie (2013) and Zlatan Ibrahimović (2017).
  5. Edinson Cavani is only the second player to both score and assist a goal after coming on as a substitute in an away Premier League for Manchester United, after Ruud van Nistelrooy against Charlton in September 2002.

Stats via OptaJoe

 

 

Related Articles

Responses

Your email address will not be published.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