Newcastle 0 Man United 2

Marcus Rashford

New­castle Uni­ted 0 Man­chester Uni­ted 2, St Ja­mes´ Park, Eng­lish Pre­mier Lea­gue, Jan­uary 2, 2019. Man­chester Uni­ted col­lec­ted their fourth suc­cess­ive Pre­mier Lea­gue win un­der care­taker man­ager Ole Gun­nar Sol­skjaer as they be­at New­castle Uni­ted 2-0 thanks to a goal each from Ro­melu Lu­kaku and Mar­cus Rash­ford in the 64th and 80th min­utes respectively. 

Bo­th te­ams had their mo­ments in the fir­st ha­lf, but no goals were sco­red be­fore the break. Man­chester Uni­ted began the sec­ond ha­lf the bet­ter and the vis­it­ors fi­nally went ahead four min­utes pa­st the hour ma­rk when sub­sti­tute Ro­melu Lu­kaku fou­nd the tar­get af­ter ho­me goal­keeper Mar­tin Dub­ravka had failed to hold a free-kick from Mar­cus Rash­ford. And wi­th ten min­utes re­maining of nor­mal time, Rash­ford re­gistered the sec­ond goal of the even­ing as the young front­man fin­ished off a counter-at­tack by round­ing Dub­ravka and then put­ting the ball in­to the empty net. New­castle Uni­ted Te­am: Mar­tin Dub­ravka, DeAndre Yed­lin, Paul Dum­mett, Jamaal Las­celles, Fa­bi­an Schar, Momo Dia­me, Matt Ritch­ie, Isaac Hay­den, Ayoze Pe­rez, Sa­lomon Ron­don, Chris­ti­an Atsu. Sub­stitutes: Jonjo Shel­vey, Kene­dy, Yoshinori Muto, Man­quillo, Flori­an Le­jeune, Joselu, Fred­die Wood­man. Man­chester Uni­ted Te­am: Da­vid de Gea, Vic­tor Lin­delof, Phil Jones, Lu­ke Shaw, An­tonio Va­lencia, Paul Po­gba, Ma­ta, An­der Her­rera, Ne­manja Mat­ic, Mar­cus Rash­ford, An­thony Mar­tial. Sub­stitutes: Jesse Lin­gard, Alex­is San­chez, Ro­melu Lu­kaku, Ash­ley Young, Mat­teo Dar­mian, Fred, Ser­gio Romero.


Marcus Rashford Quickfacts

Mar­cus Rash­ford bag­ged a brace on his Man­chester Uni­ted de­but in a 5-1 Eu­ropa Lea­gue Last Thirty Two Sec­ond Leg win ag­ainst FC Midtjyl­land at Old Traf­ford on the 25th of Feb­ruary 2016.


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