In a pulsating Premier League encounter, Manchester United emerged victorious with a thrilling 4-3 win over Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux. Marcus Rashford, making a return to the starting lineup, opened the scoring after five minutes and assisted Rasmus Hojlund for United’s second in the 22nd minute.
The first half showcased United’s dominance, with Hojlund and Casemiro having goals ruled out for offside. However, the game took a turn in the second half when Wolves were awarded a contentious penalty. Despite VAR review showing minimal contact as Pedro Neto went down under a challenge from Casemiro, the decision stood, and Pablo Sarabia converted the spot kick in the 71st minute.
Scott McTominay extended United’s lead to 4-2 in the 75th minute, but Wolves fought back with Max Kilman reducing the deficit in the 85th minute. Neto leveled the score in stoppage time, setting the stage for a dramatic finish.
In the 97th minute, Kobbie Mainoo secured the win for United with a superbly curled effort, clinching three crucial points. The victory propelled Manchester United to seventh place in the Premier League table with 35 points, while Wolves sit in 11th place with 29 points.
The match showcased Rashford’s impactful return, contributing to United’s attacking prowess. Despite the controversial penalty decision, United displayed resilience, securing the win in a thrilling encounter that delighted football fans. The victory marked a significant moment in United’s league campaign, with Mainoo’s late winner adding to the excitement of a memorable clash at Molineux.
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