Erik ten Hag’s in-game management has proven to be a great strength for Manchester United this term, and they will be determined to use it against Newcastle United on Sunday.
Man United’s 19 goals scored by substitutes in all competitions this season is the most by any team in Europe’s top five divisions.
Antony became the latest player to make a decisive impact off the bench when the Brazil international scored the game-winner in the Red Devils’ 2-1 win over FC Barcelona on Thursday.
Ten Hag also featured Jadon Sancho in his previous Premier League appearance, with the English winger scoring in Man United’s 3-0 win over Leicester City last weekend.
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The Red Devils have posted 16 wins in their last 20 games in all competitions (D3, L1). They face a Newcastle side that was unbeaten in 17 league games before their 2-0 home loss to Newcastle in their previous game.
Eddie Howe’s men defeated Tranmere Rovers, Crystal Palace, AFC Bournemouth, Leicester City and then Southampton over two legs to set up their first national final for 24 years.
Newcastle will be looking to win the League Cup for the first time in their history, after losing their previous final in this competition against Manchester City in 1976.
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