Bruno Fernandes played the full 90 minutes as Manchester United got over the line and booked a trip to Wembley.
Despite leading 3-0 from the first leg, Erik Ten Hag only rested David De Gea and Marcus Rashford and even the England striker came on for the final half-hour.
A strong home side, but it still took 73 minutes for a goal, Martial making it 1-0 (4-0 on aggregate), and just three minutes later Fred finished off the scoring for a very comfortable aggregate win 5-0 over Nottingham Forest. .
Bruno Fernandes and his teammates will now take on Newcastle United on Sunday, February 26 with a 4.30pm kick-off at Wembley.
Newcastle United have made an impressive recovery from life under Mike Ashley and Steve Bruce, with Bruno Fernandes declaring “unbelievable” as he talks about the transformation.
The Man U midfielder predicts a ‘pretty good and enjoyable final’, it certainly has all the ingredients.
For Newcastle United fans, Tuesday night’s shock red card for their Bruno (Guimaraes) was met with a huge dose of relief, after learning that while the Brazilian star will miss three games , there are three Premier League games. February which then makes him available for this Carabao Cup final.
Bruno Guimaraes and Bruno Fernandes have only met once in the colors of their Premier League clubs, a tight 0-0 draw at Old Trafford in October (see above) when they were denied by Newcastle United the most obvious penalties by the referee and the VAR. , when Varane brought down Callum Wilson in the penalty area.
Bruno Fernandes speaking to MUTV after Wednesday night’s win which ensures they will play Newcastle United at Wembley:
“For us and Newcastle, it will be a great game.
“The opportunity to win a trophy, the first of the season.
“It’s a great final with two of the teams who are playing very good football in the Premier League.
“Two teams that are in good form in the league and doing very well.
“Newcastle were probably the surprise of last season, because of what they are doing this season.
“They have been incredible.
“So I think it will be a pretty good final and nice to see.
“I hope more for us than for them.”