July 25, 2021

Three things we learned from Manchester United – RB Leipzig

Manchester United – RB Leipzig: Super sub Marcus Rashford scored a hat trick as Manchester United gave its manager another hugely impressive win in the UEFA Champions League, the Red Devils beating RB Leipzig 5-0 at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Leipzig leads the Bundesliga and had allowed three goals through five matches. Whoops.

Mason Greenwood made a fine run and finish off a terrific Paul Pogba set-up to give United a halftime lead, then his replacement Rashford put the ball in the goal despite a raised AR’s flag and saw the goal count before converting another breakaway chance.

Anthony Martial scored a late penalty before assisting Rashford’s hat trick goal.

United hosts Arsenal on Saturday before a midweek trip to Turkey to meet Istanbul Basaksehir and maybe, just maybe, more or less ice a place in the knockout rounds.

Manchester United – RB Leipzig was an even game that saw the hosts show better finish than the visitors before running away with the result.

USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams was an unused sub for Leipzig in his return from injury.

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