Manchester United star Marcus Rashford has explained just how he looked to exploit Wolves after scoring the match-winning goal in the dying embers of the match.
The young Englishman was crucial in the victory, scoring in the 1-0 result to hand Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men all three points.
The win meant United climbed up to second in the Premier League table with a game in hand and Rashford led the way for his team.
Solskjaer’s stars couldn’t seem to find their way through a stubborn Wolves team who appeared set up to keep all their players behind the ball and settle for a point.
However, Rashford had other plans and it seems as though he figured something out that helped him get the winner.
Rashford: "The full-back [Rayan Ait-Nouri] had cramp a few minutes before so I just had it in my head I wanted to go at him and make him chop and turn and just see if I could make something happen and thankfully in the end we got a deflection." #mulive [amazon]
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What Rashford did was brilliant insight and a fantastic way to break through a stubborn opponent but it’s also remarkably similar to a certain Manchester United legend.
Michael Carrick once revealed in his book how Ryan Giggs would occasionally turn his opposing full-back into knots in order to tire out their legs before doing something truly dangerous.
Rashford didn’t play on Rayan Ait-Nouri’s flank for long but he made sure to hop on the opportunity to exploit him right away.
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