An hour and a half are at work. Manchester Joined lead Charlton Athletic 1-0 and have the valuable chance to counter-assault.
Casemiro tracks down substitute Facundo Pellistri, who jinks inside from the right and feeds Marcus Rashford to wrap up, putting the outcome certain and guaranteeing the Reds go through to the semi-finals of the Carabao Cup.
That was the feature of Pellistri’s most memorable cutthroat appearance for Joined’s senior side.
The youthful Uruguay global was a brilliant flash after he was brought 84 minutes into the match, showing great expertise and lighting pace as he created issues for a fatigued Charlton protection.
His help was something like he merited, and after the match he communicated his joy at having an effect.
It was] amazing,” said Facundo, in an interview with MUTV.
“I have been waiting for this moment for a long time, and it came. Of course, I’m really happy because of the moment and the way it was, and that is incredible.
“I had the luck to be at Old Trafford in other squads, but unluckily I didn’t enter the pitch to play. I looked at the crowd and all the time I thought ‘when will my moment arrive to play?’ And today was the day and I enjoyed it a lot.”
The Uruguayan youngster has had to be patient to make his United bow, having been signed by the club in October 2020 from Penarol. He says he was hungry to play, and now wants to kick on and help the Reds reach our targets this term.
“Yes of course [I was eager to play],” he said. “I am very happy, and I want to help my team-mates to achieve all the trophies that we have in mind and to win every game we have because this is an incredible club and very big.
“All players want to play and of course I want more. I will fight and train hard to continue this way.”
the day has come! 🤯