Marcus Rashford Leads Some Spectacular Stat Totals After Win Over Leicester
Right this moment’s win on the King Energy Stadium retains Manchester United in contact with the Premier League’s prime 4.
The omens are good for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and firm forward of a busy interval that sees the return of European soccer. After his first dropped factors in a draw to Burnley, the Norwegian maintained his undefeated streak as caretaker United boss immediately with a 1-Zero win.
It’s 9 wins in his first ten video games, and their fifth consecutive away win in all competitions for the primary time since October 2012, underneath a sure Sir Alex Ferguson [OptaJoe].
4 – Manchester United have received 4 extra factors than every other Premier League group since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s first match in cost (22 factors – W7 D1 L0). Resurgent. #LEIMUN pic.twitter.com/RFYpum5WkS
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) February 3, 2019
In his 100th Premier League look, Marcus Rashford scored what proved to be the early winner.
At 21 years and 95 days outdated, he turns into the second youngest participant in Premier League historical past to achieve 100 appearances for the membership, behind solely Ryan Giggs by a mere 21 days [Opta].
Rashford’s ninth minute strike was his 26th aim within the Premier League, essentially the most for the Crimson Devils for the reason that Englishman’s debut three years in the past. Anthony Martial, who just lately signed a brand new contract, is one behind on 25, adopted by Romelu Lukaku on 24 [SkySportsStatto].
Lukaku’s absence in favour of Rashford down the center remains to be jarring to see, however there’s no denying that the latter has been full worth for the religion that Solskjaer has positioned in him.
The 21-year-old has now been concerned in 12 objectives in his final 12 league video games, with the newest being his sixth in eight league video games underneath Solskjaer and his ninth in all this season – his greatest tally to-date.
The win places United two factors behind fourth-placed Chelsea, although they may transfer again to sixth if Arsenal overcome Manchester Metropolis within the night kick-off.