Marcus Rashford continued his professional form before goal as he scored two times to assist Manchester United assert a comfy 3-0 victory over Leicester City in the Premier League on Sunday.
United could thank goalkeeper David De Gea for not being two goals down in the opening stages at Old Trafford as Leicester controlled in strike. The Spanish goalkeeper spread himself to refute opposing winger Harvey Barnes on eight mins prior to generating an also much better stop soon after with a diving save to keep out a Kelechi Iheanacho header.
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The hosts took the lead on 25 mins when in-form onward Rashford was sent out through on goal and also smashed residence previous goalkeeper Danny Ward– scoring for a 6th consecutive video game in all competitors.
United entered at the break with a one-goal lead however retreated from Leicester in the 2nd fifty percent. First, Rashford doubled his side’s advantage with a calmly-taken surface on 56 mins. The goal was initially dismissed by the aide umpire’s offside flag yet was awarded adhering to a VAR check.
Then winger Jadon Sancho played a fantastic one-two with Bruno Fernandes as he entered the Leicester box prior to pleasantly striking home a 3rd United objective.
The result relocates United to within 3 factors of second-placed Manchester City, yet Erik ten Hag’s side must currently turn their interest to the Carabao Cup where they encounter Newcastle United in following Sunday’s last at Wembley.
” We’re close, but both teams before us are good groups and playing good football. We have to simply concentrate on ourselves, do as well as we can and also maintain getting factors,” Rashford told Skies Sports.
With a second-leg Europa League game versus Barcelona and a cup last over Newcaslte coming up, United followers will certainly be hoping Rashford’s respected run continues.
” It’s still very early in the season, we’re defending a lot of various things,” Rashford stated.
” We have another large video game in the week [against Barcelona] to with any luck experience to the following round of the Europa Organization and then a massive ready us [in the cup last],” he included.
Last Updated: 20 February 2023