Marcus Rashford equals scoring document as Manchester United draw with Barcelona
Marcus Rashford equalled his highest targets complete for a single season by scoring in Manchester United (opens in new tab)‘s Europa League draw with Barcelona (opens in new tab) on the Camp Nou.
The Purple Devils’ red-hot ahead continued his exceptional renaissance as the primary leg of the knockout spherical play-off completed 2-2, equalising lower than three minutes after Marcos Alonso had damaged the impasse for the hosts.
Barca goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen arguably may have carried out higher with the near-post effort, however Rashford will not care one bit: he is now discovered the online 22 occasions in all competitions this season, equalling his profession greatest from 2019/20.
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The 25-year-old was additionally closely concerned in United’s second, darting explosively into the field and finally seeing his harmful ball throughout the face of aim inadvertently turned in by Blaugrana defender Jules Kounde. That wasn’t to be the winner, although, as Raphinha’s cross-cum-shot travelled all the best way in to go away the tie delicately poised.
Linked with a transfer away from Previous Trafford final summer time, Rashford has battled again from a desperately poor 2021/22 marketing campaign in gorgeous fashion, regaining his spot within the England squad for final 12 months’s World Cup – the place he bagged three targets to complete because the Three Lions joint prime scorer alongside Bukayo Saka.
He’ll be hoping so as to add to his tally when United entertain Leicester (opens in new tab) within the Premier League on Saturday, earlier than subsequent Thursday’s second leg towards Barca.