Marcus Rashford scores against Manchester City amidst VAR chaos at Etihad

Tanish Chachra
|Published December 07, 2019

Marcus Rashford scores against Manchester City to make the score 1-0 amidst the VAR controversy which happened after Bernardo Silva foul.

Manchester United is decimating city rivals ad current Champions of England Manchester City. The Citizens are now at the lowest in their title contest against Liverpool.

The Manchester derby was full of excitement and hype but the visitors were the underdogs ahead of the match, but surprisingly Manchester United has dominated on the scoreboard.

Although, it was a major error by Manchester City, which is leading towards their demise in this match. Bernardo Silva made a huge foul on Marcus Rashford inside his 18-yard-box which awarded the Red Devils a penalty.

Initially, Anthony Taylor denied to award penalty to Manchester United but later his decision was overturned by VAR, which spotted the foul made by the Portuguese International.

Rashford himself raised to take the penalty for his team and places the ball on the right bottom corner, making it difficult for Ederson to guess and the Brazilian goes to the other side.

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Foul by Bernardo Silva

Manchester City players were still protesting over the decision, including Bernardo, who knew what he did to the English forward, as the footage surfaced in the replays clarified it.

Manchester United then became even more aggressive and soon doubled their lead after Anthony Martial scored the goal to upset Pep Guardiola’s side.

The Red Devils have been brilliant in the first half of the game, the defence looks disciplined and on wings, Daniel James and Rashford are exploiting Manchester City’s defence.

Although, Guardiola’s men are trying to make a comeback, but are failing to do so, with Manchester United on the verge of baggibg three points ahead of the second half.

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Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra

Tanish Chachra is the Motorsport editor at The SportsRush. He saw his first race when F1 visited India in 2011, and since then, his romance with the sport has been seasonal until he took up this role in 2020. Reigniting F1's coverage on this site, Tanish has fallen in love with the sport all over again. He loves Kimi Raikkonen and sees a future world champion in Oscar Piastri. Away from us, he loves to snuggle inside his books.

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