- Marcus Rashford urged his team mates to quit conceding the first goal during matches
- Manchester United had to come from a goal down to beat West Ham 3-1
- It was the second league game in a row where Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men had to come from behind
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford urged his team mates to quit falling behind in football matches after another stunning comeback against West Ham on Saturday, December 5.
Rashford was instrumental from the bench as his goal along with Paul Pogba and Mason Greenwood ensured United maintained their steady climb up the log.
The manner in which the Red Devils clinched victory was similar to that against Southampton a week ago where United came from two goals down to win 3-2.
According to Rashford, his team needed to quit conceding goals in order to win more games.
“We need to stop doing that. If we keep more clean sheets we will win more games. It is good that we show spirit to come back when we concede a goal but ideally we don’t want to be conceding.”
In the first hour of the West Ham game, United were thoroughly lack lustre in the absence of Bruno Fernandes who the gaffer decided to rest partly with a crucial game against Leipzig in the horizon.
After falling behind to Tomas Soucek's goal, there was little sign that United would mount a comeback in the first half.
Starting Cavani and Martial was a sort of a rarity for Solskjaer and it did not prove as effective, with Cavani being taken off for the second half action.
Rashford, who was a keen observer from the bench, noted his side did not attack West Ham enough in the first hour.
“It was clear in the first half we didn’t get in behind them. We played some decent football but nothing that was really threatening to the backline and goalkeeper. In the second half the team knew what we needed to do and it was a case of going out there and doing that.” Rashford went on.
United's December is only set to get trickier as they travel to Lepzig for their final Champions League game which they must leave with at least a point before taking on Manchester City in the derby.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United had to come from a goal down to defeat hard-fighting West Ham United at the London Stadium on Saturday, November 5, in the Premier League.
Paul Pogba, Mason Greenwood and Marcus Rashford all found the back of the net in the second half to cancel Tomas Soucek's first half strike.
It was a slow start for Manchester United as West Ham looked brighter in the early exchanges as they look to put up a spectacular show on the night.
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