QUICK LINKS

×
  • Sports - Football - Scores & Fixtures
  • Updated: January 22, 2022

EPL: Rashford's Last-Minute Goal Sends Man Utd Into Top Four, West Ham Drop

Marcus Rashford scored the last kick of the game to push Manchester United into the Premier League top four at expense of West Ham United in a "massive" 1-0 win on Saturday.

United's attacking force was toothless for 93 minutes at Old Trafford but found the breakthrough at the death as all three of Rangnick's substitutes combined when Anthony Martial and Edinson Cavani teed up Rashford for a tap in at the back post.

"The atmosphere (in the dressing room) is amazing. Quite rightly the boys were celebrating, they know what a massive win this was," said Rangnick. "Those are the best kind of wins when the other team has no time to come back."

The victory lifts United a point above the Hammers and sees the Red Devils leapfrog Tottenham and Arsenal in the battle for Champions League football next season.

The winner was also a huge moment for Rashford, who has looked devoid of confidence in recent months.

The England international scored for the first time since October in a 3-1 win at Brentford on Wednesday and was in the right place at the right time for what could be a decisive moment in United's desperation not to miss out on the riches and prestige of Champions League football next season.

Rashford was again left out of Rangnick's starting line-up in favour of 19-year-old Anthony Elanga.

However, he was the first of three changes made by the German after the break, who all played a part in the winning goal.

icon
Get the FREE app

Read the latest and trending news in Nigeria and around the World

Install

Tags

Join our Telegram platform to get news update Join Now
Oladimeji Balogun
Oladimeji Balogun

Oladimeji Balogun is a graduate of the University of Ilorin where he studied Microbiology, he is a w...

More From this Author

English Premier League 2021/2022 TABLE

English Premier League
No Teams P Pts
1 Manchester City 38 93
2 Liverpool 38 92
3 Chelsea 38 74
4 Tottenham Hotspur 38 71
5 Arsenal 38 69
Full Table

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Marcus Rashford
Marcus
Rashford
EN England
  • HEIGHT

  • WEIGHT

  • AGE

    24

View Profile

SPORTS SPOTLIGHT

Manchester United
Manchester United

Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Pre...

West Ham United
West Ham United

West Ham United Football Club is an English professional football club based in Stratford, East London. They compete in the Premier League, ...

0 Comment(s)

SPONSORED