Suara.com – Marcus Rashford again showed his sharpness when Manchester United beat Leeds United with a score of 2-0 in Week 23 of the Premier League 2022-2023, Sunday (12/2/2023) evening WIB.
Rashford scored the Red Devils’ opener with a measured header after latching on to Luke Shaw’s cross in the 80th minute before Alejandro Garnacho doubled it five minutes later.
That one goal made Marcus Rashford score 13 goals in 15 matches after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. No player in Europe’s top five leagues has been able to match this record.
In fact, Lionel Messi, who has successfully helped Argentina win the 2022 World Cup, has scored just three goals after winning the Jules Rimet trophy.
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According to Sky Sports statistics, Monday (13/2/2023), this score has made Rashford officially the top scorer in the top five European leagues at least counted in the last 15 matches after the 2022 World Cup.
Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford (L) celebrates after scoring his team’s opening goal during the Week 23 Premier League match between Leeds United vs Manchester United at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on February 12, 2023.Oli SCARFF/AFP.
The player closest to Marcus Rashford’s goalscoring streak in that period is AS Monaco striker Wissam Ben Yedder.
This 32-year-old player has scored nine goals after the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, or one more goal than Real Madrid’s mainstay striker, Karim Benzema and Manchester City’s goal-hungry striker, Erling Haaland.
Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag hopes Rashford’s goalscoring stream will continue, while warning the striker not to be complacent about his fine form this season.
“I don’t know when it will stop but if you are satisfied with it then it will,” Ten Hag said of Rashford, who has scored almost every game since the 2022 World Cup. ).
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“And because complacency leads to laziness, you have to keep investing every day.”
“When he stays invested and stays focused in every game and gives energy and belief, he will keep scoring goals.”
Overall, Rashford has scored 21 goals and 8 assists in 34 appearances for Man United this season. That leaves the England international striker just one goal away from his best feat under coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer in 2019-20.