Manchester United supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer hailed Marcus Rashford after the Purple Devils ahead scored his 50th purpose for the Premier League giants.
Rashford celebrated a milestone purpose as Solskjaer’s United had been held to a overdue 2-2 draw by way of Leicester Town on Saturday.
Elderly 23 years and 56 days, Rashford turned into the third-youngest participant to attain 50 Premier League objectives for United, following within the footsteps of Wayne Rooney (22 years and 157 days) and Cristiano Ronaldo (22 years and 341 days).
“Each as a participant and an individual Marcus has been completely sensible. We’re very happy with him as a human being as smartly,” Solskjaer stated all over his post-match information convention.
“And as a participant this I believe his stats say the whole thing. His qualities. These days he’s all the time a risk, and we create probabilities, he creates probabilities for others. So I’m more than happy with Marcus.”
The important thing motion from our Boxing Day draw.
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) December 26, 2020
Rashford opened the scoring in opposition to Leicester within the 23rd minute, the England world slotting house his 6th Premier League purpose of the season.
Leicester restored parity 8 mins later, Harvey Barnes lashing previous David De Gea from outdoor the penalty house after Bruno Fernandes had given ownership away affordably.
Fernandes put United forward once more within the 79th minute however the Purple Devils’ 10-game successful streak clear of house within the Premier League got here to an finish following Jamie Vardy’s equaliser with 5 mins last.
Former Wearing CP captain Fernandes has been without delay excited by over part of United’s Premier League objectives since his debut (31 and 60), scoring 18 and helping an extra 13.
In the meantime, Edinson Cavani used to be some of the substitutes, having began and scored in United’s 2-Zero EFL Cup quarter-final victory at Everton, ahead of coming off the bench to provide the help for Fernandes’ purpose.
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— Marcus Rashford MBE (@MarcusRashford) December 26, 2020
Cavani, 33, has 5 purpose involvements as an alternative within the Premier League this season (3 objectives and two assists), two greater than another participant, according to Opta.
“Edinson has been away injured for some time. Taking part in the whole recreation., it used to be a bodily not easy recreation for him on Wednesday evening in opposition to Everton, so we determined on having him at the bench,” Solskjaer added.
“He made an have an effect on in an instant, nice move. It’ll simply need to be that method for some time for him now that he will get used to the English soccer and the calls for of this season as smartly as it very a lot stop-start, and video games each 3 days. So he made a super have an effect on these days and within the squad.”
United are fourth and 4 issues adrift of Premier League leaders and champions Liverpool via 14 video games.