MANCHESTER UNITED were the toast of Wembley as they beat Newcastle 2-0 in Sunday’s Carabao Cup final.
A Casemiro goal and a deflected Marcus Rashford strike, later awarded as a Sven Botman own-goal, put the Red Devils on course for victory.
And the result saw United lift their first trophy since 2017.
Erik ten Hag will now be hoping to round off a brilliant debut season with success in the FA Cup and Europa League.
But who was United’s best player against Newcastle today?
And did anyone have a game to forget?
Here, SunSport’s Tom Barclay delivers his Man Utd player ratings…
DAVID DE GEA – 7
How different this game could have been had De Gea not denied Allan Saint-Maximin with a brilliant stop at his near post at 0-0.
Didn’t have a lot else to do, but that was crucial.
DIOGO DALOT – 6
Booked for a cynical foul to bring down livewire Allan Saint-Maximin early on, but also showed decent delivery when going forward.
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Got the nod over Aaron Wan-Bissaka but then was replaced by ex-Crystal Palace man at half-time.
RAPHAEL VARANE – 7
Solid enough from the World Cup winner but Callum Wilson did not give him much to worry about.
LISANDRO MARTINEZ – 8
They don’t call him ‘The Butcher’ for nothing.
Put his head in where it hurts on a number of occasions, bravely denying Fabian Schar, Callum Wilson and Joelinton.
LUKE SHAW – 7
Pinpoint free-kick delivery for Casemiro’s opener, the England man was rarely troubled by Miguel Almiron.
CASEMIRO – 9
Another stunning performance.
His bullet header set United on their way to victory, and he gave a lesson on snuffing out attacks with his defensive work.
FRED – 7
Brave interception to stop fellow Brazilian from getting on a Saint-Maximin pass on the edge of the box at 0-0.
Booked for a clumsy foul but positionally sound.
ANTONY – 6
Wound up Newcastle with some of his arrogant flicks and tricks – but, to be fair, they were pretty effective.
One set up a counter that led to a great Wout Weghorst shot.
BRUNO FERNANDES – 5
Quiet game for the Portuguese playmaker – but United’s dominance meant it mattered little.
Risked a penalty when felling Fabian Schar but ref David Coote did not give it.
MARCUS RASHFORD – 7
Everything he touches right now turns to goals.
Won the free-kick which led to the opener then his shot deflected up off the unfortunate Sven Botman for the crucial second six minutes later.
WOUT WEGHORST – 7
You can see why Erik ten Hag likes him, even if he is not a huge goal threat.
Very effective in opening up chances for his team-mates, up for a scrap and even came close with a long-ranger.
Aaron Wan-Bissaka (for Diogo Dalot at HT) – 7
Solid defensive clearance from a free-kick shortly after coming on, he kept pace with the tricky Saint-Maximin.
Marcel Sabitzer (for Fred, 69) – 6
Solidly helped see out the game.
Scott McTominay (for Wout Weghorst, 70) – 6
Could he be wearing black and white next year? His energy would suit Eddie Howe’s side nicely.
Jadon Sancho (for Antony, 81) – 6
Little to do.
Harry Maguire (for Rashford, 88) – 6
His sub for Rashford showed Ten Hag thought the game was over.