MARCUS RASHFORD joined a prestigious group of legendary ‘Rs’ as Manchester United had been held by Leicester.
The England striker opened the scoring on the King Energy to make it 50 Premier League objectives.
At 23 years and 56 days, he’s the third youngest United participant to achieve the landmark behind Wayne Rooney — who was 22 years and 157 days — and Cristiano Ronaldo, at 22 years and 341 days.
Pink Devils boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stated: “Marcus is at all times energetic and there or thereabouts with scoring objectives and utilizing his tempo.
“It was a great end. He is aware of he may have caught away extra however that’s soccer for you.”
Rashford calmly finished Bruno Fernandes’ flicked pass within the twenty third minute earlier than Harvey Barnes equalised for the Foxes eight minutes later.
Fernandes then thought he had gained it for the guests with 11 minutes remaining.
However Jamie Vardy’s deflected shot off United substitute Axel Tuanzebe earned Leicester a point.
Marcus Rashford netted his fiftieth Premier League strike with a end previous Leicester on Boxing DayCredit score: AP:Related Press
The striker’s first got here in a surprising league debut versus Arsenal in 2016Credit score: –
Rashford turned an Previous Trafford hero in a single day when backing up a scoring debut within the Europa League by netting two past Arsenal in February 2016.
Winners towards Manchester Metropolis and Aston Villa in subsequent weeks showcased the ahead as no flash within the pan.
And his half-century got here with the fifth objective he has netted previous Leicester – greater than he has scored towards every other Prem group.
Everton have executed the perfect in preserving Rashford quiet with the star goalless in 9 league conferences with the Toffees – albeit whereas claiming 5 wins.
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