Date: 27th February 2017 at 12:45pm
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Some intriguing facts for you to enjoy!

Following the exhilarating EFL Cup Final, a final which saw Manchester United emerge as the winners courtesy of a late winner from Zlatan Ibrahimovic, we`ve dug deep into the record and form books to bring you a few fascinating facts.

? Jose Mourinho might have surprised a few people when he selected Jesse Lingard with Henrikh Mkhitaryan out injured, but the player proved Jose right. Lingard loves Wembley and has now scored in each of his past 3 appearances at the stadium – the 2016 FA Cup Final, the Community Shield and now the EFL Cup Final.

? The win saw Jose Mourinho win his 4th League Cup Final 2005, 2007, 2015 and 2017, Mourinho has never lost a League Cup Final.

? Proving he`s the man for the big occasion, Zlatan Ibrahimovic has now scored 6 goals in his past 5 domestic cup finals, 2 goals yesterday and 4 in his 4 finals with Paris Saint-Germain.

? Ibrahimovic has now scored 26 goals this season more than any other player in the Premier League, no other Manchester United player has gotten into double figures.

? Ibrahimovic`s first goal, the sparkling free-kick, meant that was the first goal Southampton had conceded in the competition, ending 468 minutes of resistance.

? Manchester United are on a good run of form at Wembley, winning the last 6 games at the stadium.

? The triumph yesterday was the 5th time Manchester United have won the League Cup, only Liverpool, with 8, have won it more.