Marcus Rashford (26, Manchester United) celebrates with Robin van Persie (40).
Manchester United cruised to a 4-1 victory over Chelsea in the 32nd round of the 2022-2023 Premier League season at Old Trafford in Manchester, England, on Saturday morning (April 26).
The Red Devils took an early lead through a Casemiro header in the sixth minute of the first half, and continued to build momentum with goals from Anthony Martial, Bruno Fernandes, and Marcus Rashford. 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 games, six in the Carabao Cup, and two in the FA Cup. Rashford’s goal against Chelsea was his 30th of the season.
“With his 30th goal of the season, Rashford has become the first player to score 30 goals in a season for United since Robin van Persie in 2012-2013,” the Manchester Evening News reported after the game.메이저놀이터
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 revitalized under the tutelage of Eric ten Hagh and has scored a whopping 25 more goals than last season (5 in 32 games),” the outlet said, explaining his remarkable run of form compared to last season.