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Rashford explains why he took the penalty

Fri 27 November 2020 | 11:19

Manchester United was awarded a penalty that could make Fernandes score his first hat-trick.

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had a comfortable victory over Basaksehir. Although they were beaten at Turkey, they managed to take revenge at Old Trafford and score 4 times.


scored two goals in the first 20 minutes and was very close to a hat-trick.

Manchester United was awarded a penalty right 10 minutes before halftime. Bruno handed the ball to


to take the penalty. Marcus speaks about the reason behind this decision.

“There was a similar situation during the Leipzig game when I could have got my first career hat-trick,” 

the England international forward told Stretty News. 

“As a striker your confidence comes from scoring goals consistently and for that reason it was important Tony [Martial] had the opportunity to get on the scoresheet.

“Thankfully I got the hat-trick and we got a fantastic result against a very tough team but what was important at the time was that the team felt good, confident and motivated to push on with the upcoming run of fixtures.

“It’s a really busy time and we all play a role in the team’s success.”


source: SportMob