Football NewsMarcus Rashford double secures Man United win
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At Old Trafford, Marcus Rashford scored twice, bringing his total goals to 16 since the World Cup. This helped the Red Devils keep their slim chance of pushing for the Premier League title.


Marcus Rashford shines in Manchester United’s win over Leicester City

Manchester United‘s Marcus Rashford has been in exceptional form lately, consistently displaying an outstanding level of play. In the team’s recent 3-0 victory over Leicester City, Rashford scored twice, bringing his total goals to 16 in all competitions since the World Cup. He expertly finished two through-balls to help United secure another three points at home.

Jadon Sancho also contributed to the win with a goal, and United now sit just five points behind Premier League leaders Arsenal, though they have played one more game. Despite this, the team’s strong end to the season could keep them on the fringes of the title race throughout the run-in, as they have no league action for another two weeks due to cup commitments.

Marcus Rashford’s Past Performances

Marcus Rashford has been a star footballer for Manchester United and England for several years, and his past performances showcase his talent and success on the pitch. Let’s take a look back at some of his notable accomplishments.


Breakout Season

Rashford burst onto the scene during the 2015-2016 season, scoring two goals on his Manchester United debut against Midtjylland in the Europa League. He followed up with another two goals in his Premier League debut against Arsenal. His stunning performances earned him a place in England’s squad for Euro 2016, where he scored on his international debut against Australia.


Consistent Scoring

In the following seasons, Rashford continued to score consistently for both Manchester United and England. He finished the 2016-2017 season as the club’s joint top scorer with 11 goals and won the Europa League with United. He also made crucial contributions to England’s World Cup campaign in 2018, scoring a goal in the group stage against Tunisia and assisting a goal in the quarterfinals against Sweden.


Off-Field Activism

In addition to his on-field success, Rashford has also been a prominent activist off the pitch. He has used his platform to raise awareness about child poverty and food insecurity, partnering with various organizations to provide meals for underprivileged children. His efforts gained widespread recognition and he was awarded an MBE (Member of the Order of the British Empire) in 2020 for his services to vulnerable children.


Injuries and Recent Form

However, Marcus Rashford has faced some setbacks in recent years due to injuries. He missed several games in the 2019-2020 season due to a back injury and underwent surgery. Despite this, he finished the season as United’s top scorer with 22 goals in all competitions. In the current season, he has been in and out of the team due to various injuries and has scored 7 goals in 19 Premier League appearances.


Looking Ahead

Despite the injuries,Marcus Rashford remains a crucial player for both Manchester United and England. He has shown incredible talent and consistency in his performances over the years, and his off-field activism has also earned him widespread respect and admiration. Fans and football enthusiasts alike will surely be eager to see what the future holds for this talented footballer.