Impressive Rashford & Solskjaer stats emerge after Leicetser


Leicester 0 Manchester United 1

Manchester United travelled to Leicester on Sunday as they looked to move a step close to the top four.

United began the weekend in 6th place, three points off 4th place Chelsea.

Chelsea won 5-0 on Saturday vs Huddersfield meaning Man United needed to win to keep in contention for a Champions League Spot.

As for Claude Puel’s Leicester, they had won one of their last four and have been in poor form.

Although, the Foxes did hold Liverpool to a 1-1 draw in their last match. They have also beaten Man City this season.

Despite Leicester’s resilience against the bigger clubs, Marcus Rashford would give United a 1-0 lead early in the first half.

The game remained 1-0 and United climbed above Arsenal in the league.

CARDIFF, WALES – DECEMBER 22: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, Interim Manager of Manchester United celebrates with the fans after the Premier League match between Cardiff City and Manchester United at Cardiff City Stadium on December 22, 2018 in Cardiff, United Kingdom. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Impressive Marcus Rashford and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stats

After beating Leicester, Solskjaer has now gone 10 games unbeaten as United boss.

Manchester United’s win on Sunday was also the first time they had won five consecutive away matches since 2012 when Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge.

Rashford’s goal vs Leicester was also his 26th league goal since his Premier League debut.

No United player has scored more league goals than Rashford in that period.

It was also Rashford’s sixth goal in eight league games since Solskjaer took charge.

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