Manchester United got a huge 2-1 victory over Crystal Palace in the 2022-2023 Premier League. It was a day with a never before seen moment for Casemiro.
Manchester United are the only team in the United Kingdom in four competitions. Top 3 in the Premier League, Carabao Cup finalist, Europa League play-off against FC Barcelona and FA Cup fifth round. Erik ten Hag was exceptional as a new coach.
Manchester United are back in the Premier League race after a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace as Arsenal lost to Everton. They are now just eight behind the Gunners and have maintained third place in the table.
However, there was a historic moment for Casemiro during Manchester United’s matchday 22 win against the Eagles. Although the midfielder has had a great career, he has never experienced what happened at Old Trafford.
Casemiro’s red card in Manchester United vs Crystal Palace
In minute 70′ of the game between Manchester United and Crystal Palace, Casemiro saw the red card for putting his hands around the neck of Will Hughes. That’s why the final part of that game was a really tough battle for the Red Devils in order to rescue the three points at home.
It was a historic day for Casemiro considering this was the first straight red card in his career. A pretty amazing stat. After 12 years, and more than 300 matches played, the Brazilian saw a direct red card.
Of course, a crucial thing to know is the length of the suspension according to what the referee reports. Manchester United are in the middle of a tremendous battle to win the Premier League and Casemiro has been a key player. The calendar has two consecutive matches against Leeds United as the next challenge.