Manchester United recently faced off against Newcastle United in a Premier League fixture. The Red Devils were victorious with a score of 3-1 after the 90 minutes of basketball. Bruno Fernandes continued his amazing form as he scored a goal and assisted one as well.
However, it Marcus Rashford was the true superstar for the team. Rashford, 23, is a crucial part of the team. The English winger was going through a bit of a scoring slump, but he did not let it affect him against Newcastle.
Rashford opened the scoring in the 30th minute with a beautiful goal. Following the goal, Rashford has entered the Manchester United history books.
Marcus Rashford enters Manchester United’s record books
Rashford’s goal against Newcastle marked his 85th goal for the club. Additionally, he has now levelled club legend David Beckham for the same amount of goals. The two players are now tied for the 24th spot in all-time goals for the club. United congratulated their winger with a post on their official Instagram account.
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With this victory, the Red Devils hold the second position in the league. However, their job is not finished by any means. Although they are in the race for the title, they are still ten points behind their noisy neighbors, Manchester City.
There are still 13 games left to be played this season, but unless City collapses in the final stretche of the season. United might have to wait for another year to win a major trophy. However, the club is at least heading into the right direction this year.
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They are finally at the place where fans expect them to be. What are your expectations from United for the remainder of the season? Let us know your views in the comments section below.
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