Manchester United Football Club made it four Premier League wins in a row this afternoon, thanks to 3-1 victory over David Moyes’ Sunderland. The Red Devils were just far too good for the Black Cats on the day, and it certainly bodes well going forward.
Henrikh Mkhitaryan was back in the match day squad after overcoming injury, but our talented Armenian didn’t start the game as it looks like Jose Mourinho wants to ease him back into proceedings.
However, the 27-year-old did get himself on the pitch midway through the second half, and that’s when the momentum really swung in Manchester United’s favour, and it’s fair to say he changed the game.
His running and off-ball movement is absolutely outstanding to watch, but the moment of the game came in the dying embers when Zlatan Ibrahimovic played a ball into Mkhitaryan. The winger duly delivered a piece of magic, as he ‘scorpion kicked’ the ball over the head of the onrushing keeper and found the back of the net. Alright, it was p
Alright, it was probably a good yard offside but us Manchester United fans don’t really care. We’ve compiled some great tweets from the fans about the goal, and its fair to say they were amazed.
Check out some of the tweets about the stunning goal here:
Mkhitaryan what a goal…i call it scorpion kick!
— Ajik solomon (@jiksonsule) December 26, 2016
Ibra crossed it, just behind Mkhitaryan, who scorpion kicks it from behind him. Goal. Wow. I was shocked. I still am shocked. What a goal.
— MUFC Fans (@mufcfans) December 26, 2016
Another excellent result for Manchester United, Mkhitaryan uplifting Old Trafford every time he plays, a quite mesmeric scorpion kick.
— Chris Winterburn (@Chriswin4) December 26, 2016
COMES BACK FROM INJURY AND SCORES A SCORPION KING. WHAT A MAN, HENRIKH MKHITARYAN.
— AN. (@VintageUtd) December 26, 2016
Did mkhitaryan just do a scorpion????? 😳😳😳😳
— Jack Visser (@jackvis18) December 26, 2016
Man just pulled off a scorpion kick! Mkhitaryan, have my babies!
— Young Mr. Muiz (@mzahmed48) December 26, 2016
BROO MKHITARYAN WITH THE SCORPION KICK WHAT A GOAL
— Hunter (@ArrozConTequila) December 26, 2016
HENRIKH MKHITARYAN I CAN'T BELIEVE WHAT I JUST SAW!!!! SCORPION KICK. GOAL OF THE SEASON!
— Pundit Warrior (@Monstar_Man) December 26, 2016
OH MY GOD SCORPION KICK GOAL BY MKHITARYAN OMMMMGGGG MAGIC #MUFC 3-0
— Spen (@thatwinsaugaguy) December 26, 2016