United progressed to the last 16 in the League Cup with a comfortable victory and a much improved performance against their opponents of only 72 hours earlier. Rafa made wholesale changes from the weekend with only Ritchie, Shelvey and Diame remaining in the starting line up from the league game, with the visitors themselves much changed too.
We started brightly but it was Wolves that had the first real chance of the game, their best of the night half way through the first period. A ball dinked down the middle caught us flat footed at the back and Wallace was clean through on goal but Darlow stood up long enough to put the striker off and got down smartly to smother his effort. The keeper had a good game tonight, commanding his box well and handling everything he had to do competently and his performance gives the boss something to think about, given Sels’ patchy form.
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