Rashford brace sees United ease past Leicester

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Marcus Rashford continued his objective signifier successful beforehand of extremity arsenic helium scored doubly to assistance Manchester United assertion a comfy 3-0 triumph implicit Leicester City successful the Premier League connected Sunday.

United could convey goalkeeper David De Gea for not being 2 goals down successful the opening stages astatine Old Trafford arsenic Leicester dominated successful attack. The Spanish goalkeeper dispersed himself to contradict opposing winger Harvey Barnes connected 8 minutes earlier producing an adjacent amended halt soon aft with a diving prevention to support retired a Kelechi Iheanacho header.

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The hosts took the pb connected 25 minutes erstwhile in-form guardant Rashford was sent done connected extremity and smashed location past goalkeeper Danny Ward -- scoring for a sixth consecutive crippled successful each competitions.

United went successful astatine the interruption with a one-goal pb but pulled distant from Leicester successful the 2nd half. First, Rashford doubled his side's vantage with a calmly-taken decorativeness connected 56 minutes. The extremity was initially ruled retired by the adjunct referee's offside emblem but was awarded pursuing a VAR check.

Then winger Jadon Sancho played a superb one-two with Bruno Fernandes arsenic helium entered the Leicester container earlier comfortably striking location a 3rd United goal.

The effect moves United to wrong 3 points of second-placed Manchester City, but Erik 10 Hag's broadside indispensable present crook their attraction to the Carabao Cup wherever they look Newcastle United successful adjacent Sunday's last astatine Wembley.

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