Manchester United kicked off their Carabao Cup defence with a comfortable 3-0 win against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on Tuesday night.
Erik ten Hag did what he very rarely did last season and made a whole host of changes for the League Cup outing. That being said, a number of his key players returning from injury were thrown into the XI and so it looked far from a second-string side.
Mason Mount was one of those returning from injury and he enjoyed a fine outing, grabbing a first-half assist for Casemiro and showing the kind of form that convinced United to spend as much as £60million on him during the summer. Mount was replaced at half-time, prompting brief concerns the he may have reaggravated his recent injury, but Ten Hag confirmed post-match that his withdrawal was pre-planned.
Away from United’s progress in the Carabao Cup, Jadon Sancho had us guessing…