TWEETS: Twitter reacts as Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins Man United the League Cup 3 years ago

TWEETS: Twitter reacts as Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins Man United the League Cup

The first proper trophy of this season has been won, and it's gone to Jose Mourinho's Man United side.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic put paid to the antiquated notion that he doesn't turn up for the big games by opening the scoring, and nabbing the winner just two minutes from time, either side of a Jesse Lingard goal.

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It was heartbreaking for Southampton, who had brought the score back to 2-2 through two goals by Gabbiadini.

The Saints also had plenty of reason to feel aggrieved, with many shouts that an early goal from Gabbiadini was wrongly disallowed for offside. Seconds later, Ibrahimovic scored an outrageous free-kick and made it 1-0 to United.

Twitter timelines were ablaze with jubilation from the United fans and more than a bit of anger from those who felt that the Red Devils weren't exactly worthy of their win.

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