A week ago, Manchester United vs. Norwich City did not look like a game that would likely live long in memory. Fate, and the Manchester United board, intervened, and instead of a drab encounter with little at stake for United, the tie marked the managerial debut of one of the club's favourite sons.
As Ryan Giggs strode out along the touchline, resplendent in his club suit, United fans erupted into noise.
In the ensuing sound were pride, excitement and relief. The future remains uncertain for United, but Saturday was magical.
Here are six things we learned from Manchester United's 4-0 victory over Norwich City.