Edinson Cavani welcomed Manchester United followers again to Previous Trafford in essentially the most excellent means potential, earlier than Fulham’s Joe Bryan spoiled the temper in an entertaining 1-1 draw.
After 14 months of no supporters on the Theatre of Desires, the Uruguayan scored a aim which made the lengthy wait worthwhile.
Nearly longer was the gap from which Cavani chipped Fulham goalkeeper Alphonse Areola, sparking unimaginable scenes among the many 10,000 in attendance.
The 34-year-old, enjoying in entrance of United followers for the very first time, gave them one thing to savour after recognizing Areola off his line and executing the proper dink from round 50 yards out.
Targets comparable to that deserve a crowd, and with Previous Trafford empty since March 2020, the celebrations made it sound like a full home.
Nonetheless, the Purple Devils crowd had been silenced by a second-half equaliser from Joe Bryan, who made certain that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s males must wait earlier than they’ll affirm second place.
In additional unlucky information for Cavani, United handed out their Purpose of the Season award earlier at the moment.
It went to Bruno Fernandes for a equally audacious effort, albeit a lot nearer, through the 3-Three draw with Everton in February.
Fernandes additionally beat Cavani to the Participant of the Season award, with the Uruguayan ending third behind Luke Shaw.
We marvel what the end result would’ve been if United followers voted tonight…