WATCH: Lingard finds red-hot Zlatan to put Man Utd up early
Zlatan Ibrahimovic is on fire.
The big Swede nodded Jesse Lingard’s pinpoint cross off the ground and past Ben Foster to give Manchester United a 1-0 lead after just five minutes at the Hawthorns (Watch live on NBC or online via NBCSports.com).
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It’s his 15th goal in 25 appearances for United, and the sixth in his last six Premier League matches.
Red Devils boss Jose Mourinho said he’d give Ibrahimovic a week off following this match. It’s going to be hard to keep him away (though a potentially red card-worthy high hit could’ve done the job minutes later. Yellow from referee Anthony Taylor).