Marcus Rashford (26, Manchester United) celebrates with Robin van Persie (40).
Manchester United thrashed Chelsea 4-1 in the 32nd round of the 2022-2023 Premier League at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on Saturday morning (4 a.m. ET).먹튀검증
The Red Devils took the lead through a Casemiro header in the sixth minute of the first half before consecutive goals from Anthony Martial, Bruno Fernandes and Marcus Rashford gave them the lead. Despite conceding a late goal to João Felix, the game ended with a 4-1 victory.
Rashford scored in the 33rd minute of the game, his 30th goal of the season.
Prior to this game, Rashford had scored 29 goals in the 2022-2023 season, including 16 in 33 league games, six in nine UEFA Europa League matches, six in the Carabao Cup and two in the FA Cup. Rashford’s goal against Chelsea was his 30th of the season.
“Rashford has now scored 30 goals this season, becoming the first player since Robin van Persie in 2012-2013 to score 30 goals in a season for United,” the Manchester Evening News reported after the game.
In 2012-2013, Van Persie was the league’s top scorer with 26 goals in all 38 league games. Add to that one goal in the FA Cup and three in the UEFA Champions League, and you have a total of 30 goals.
“Rashford has been resurrected under the tutelage of Eric ten Hagh and has scored a whopping 25 more goals than last season (five in 32 games),” the outlet said.