Manchester, England - October 7, 2023
In a thrilling encounter at Old Trafford, Manchester United came from behind to snatch a 2-1 victory against Brentford, thanks to the heroics of Scott McTominay.
The visitors stunned the home crowd in the 26th minute when Mathias Jensen found the back of the net for Brentford, giving them an early 1-0 lead. Manchester United struggled to break down Brentford's resilient defense as the clock ticked on.
With time running out, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided to make a crucial substitution in the 87th minute, bringing on Scott McTominay. Little did he know that McTominay would be the catalyst for a dramatic turnaround.
In the 90+3rd minute, McTominay rose to the occasion and leveled the score at 1-1, sending the Old Trafford faithful into a frenzy. The late equalizer injected new life into the game and raised hopes of a comeback.
And comeback they did. In the 90+7th minute, just moments before the final whistle, McTominay completed his brace with a stunning strike that found the back of the net, sealing a remarkable 2-1 victory for Manchester United. The stadium erupted in celebration as McTominay emerged as the undisputed hero of the match.
The win catapults Manchester United up the Premier League standings, keeping their title hopes alive, while Brentford will be left to rue the late-game drama that denied them a well-earned point. The match will be remembered as one of the most thrilling encounters of the season, with Scott McTominay's late heroics etched into the history books of Old Trafford.