Manchester United made a triumphant return to Premier League action with a thrilling 4-3 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers at Molineux, showcasing their resilience and attacking prowess.
The Red Devils surged to a 2-0 lead within the first 22 minutes, but Wolves clawed back with a penalty in the 71st minute, narrowing the gap. Scott McTominay swiftly restored United’s two-goal advantage, only for Wolves to level the score with goals in the 85th and 95th minutes.
In a dramatic finale, Kobbie Mainoo emerged as the hero for United, netting the decisive winner just minutes after Wolves’ equalizer, securing all three points for his side.
Following the thrilling victory, Casemiro, who made a notable return to league action after a three-month absence, shared his reaction on Instagram. His former teammate at Real Madrid, Luka Modric, lauded him in the comments section, acknowledging Casemiro’s impactful performance.
Casemiro’s return to the pitch was marked by his stellar defensive contribution, leading the United squad with five tackles and three interceptions against Wolves. His presence in the midfield reaffirmed his importance to the team, dispelling any speculation about his potential departure during the January transfer window.
Despite missing a significant portion of the season due to injury, Casemiro’s impact on the pitch was evident, highlighting his value to United’s campaign. With the team currently sitting seventh in the Premier League standings, manager Erik ten Hag will rely on Casemiro’s continued availability