Marcus Rashford goal vs Cardiff City: Rashford kick-started Solskjaer’s time at United in style as he scored with a beautiful free-kick.
Manchester United scored within four minutes of beginning their campaign under new manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Marcus Rashford scored through an impressive free-kick to give United the lead.
Paul Pogba was drafted into the starting XI in Solskjaer’s first game in-charge of Manchester United, and he made an impact almost instantly.
The side is eyeing for a revival under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after parting ways with Jose Mourinho earlier this week. While Solskjaer has refused to declare targets for the season, a top 4 finish is expected from the side.
Here’s the goal from Rashford:
Marcus Rashford goal vs Cardiff City:
Marcus Rashford scored within four minutes of the first half against Cardiff City, as Manchester United led in the game.
Gunnarsson fouled Pogba in a dangerous position, and Rashford lined up for the free-kick. The youngster then shot the ball straight into the bottom right corner, while the keeper could hardly move.
Here’s the goal:
⚽️ Cardiff City vs Manchester United | Marcus Rashford (GOAL) 3′ pic.twitter.com/GfvDHI4dI1
— D9INE (@D9INE_LEGACY) December 22, 2018
Here’s how fans reacted to the goal:
Solskjaer, famous for scoring late goals, gets an early one. Pogba fouled, Rashford free-kick after four minutes. Smirk from Woodward in the stands. Away end chanting “Ole, Ole, Ole”.
— Rob Dawson (@RobDawsonESPN) December 22, 2018
MARCUS RASHFORD SCORES THE FIRST EVER GOAL UNDER OLE. THAT WAS A BANGER OF A FREE-KICK. CRISTIANO ESQUE. GOLAZO! 0-1.
— Devils of United (@DevilsOfUnited) December 22, 2018
Can’t say the free-kick was down to Ole but, in general terms, the likes of Rashford, Martial, Lukaku, Lingard etc. will benefit from his experience & knowledge. Always aim for the corner, like Ole. Always aim for the corner of the goal was his mantra.
— Doc (@Doc_Joshi) December 22, 2018
Rashford free-kick, first goal of the Ole era pic.twitter.com/A9FghFgbkZ
— Adil (@ADIL92__) December 22, 2018