There’s team goals, and there’s solo goals.
The League Cup saw both in its early Tuesday throes.
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First, Frank Lampard‘s Derby County received a rude welcome to Old Trafford.
Manchester United went up 1-0 in under 200 seconds with a breakneck rush up the left of the field (see above).
Mata made no mistake, supplying the finish required by such an electric move.
The second goal came at the Hawthorns, where Crystal Palace’s Andros Townsend punished West Bromwich Albion with a long dribble and shot from distance.