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Carabao Cup Semi-Final: Second leg pre-match stat pack

1 February 2023

Newcastle United were the first side to book their place in the Carabao Cup Final. Ahead of Wednesday's second-leg fixture between Manchester United and Nottingham Forest, here are all the key stats...

Manchester United v Nottingham Forest

  • Manchester United have won their last eight meetings with Nottingham Forest, netting at least three goals in seven of these (32 in total).
  • Nottingham Forest have lost their last five away games against Manchester United by an aggregate score of 17-2. Their last win at Old Trafford was in December 1994 in the Premier League (2-1).
  • Manchester United have won both meetings with Nottingham Forest 3-0 this season – they've never beaten an opponent by 3+ goals on three occasions in a single campaign before.
  • Manchester United hold a 3-0 advantage from the first leg – no team to have won the first leg of a League Cup semi-final by at least three goals has been eliminated (11 previous instances).
  • Manchester United have only won both legs of a League Cup semi-final tie on three occasions (out of 15 two-legged ties contested). Each time they've done so, they've gone on to lose in the final (1982-83, 1990-91 and 1993-94).
  • None of Nottingham Forest's last 16 away games in the League Cup has been drawn, with Forest winning nine and losing seven. Both of their victories on the road this season have been by 3+ goals (3-0 v Grimsby, 4-1 v Blackburn).
  • Man Utd's Marcus Rashford – top scorer in the League Cup this season with five goals – has been involved in 16 goals in his last 14 appearances in the competition, scoring 12 and assisting four.
  • Marcus Rashford, Wout Weghorst and Bruno Fernandes were on the scoresheet in the first leg – the last Man Utd player to score in both legs of a League Cup semi-final tie was Louis Saha in 2005-06.

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