Marcus Rashford scored a second-half hat-trick as Manchester United seized management of their Champions League group with a thumping 5-Zero win towards German league leaders RB Leipzig on Wednesday.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet, who’ve endured a rocky begin to their season, now have six factors from two video games after constructing on their spectacular opening win towards Paris Saint-Germain United took the lead halfway by the primary half when Marcus Greenwood, 19, acquired a by ball from Paul Pogba and stroked the ball throughout Peter Gulacsi and into the far nook.
Substitute Rashford struck thrice after approaching within the 63rd minute to remind Solskjaer he’s the primary man at Old Trafford.
Anthony Martial additionally received in on the act, scoring a penalty on an excellent night time for the three-time European champions, who are actually three factors clear on the prime of Group H.
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It was a becoming celebration for Rashford who had seen his petition to the federal government to supply free college meals to underprivleged youngsters outdoors of time period time move a million signatures.
And there was an outpouring of emotion for the 22-year-old’s acheivements when he added the third to attain his first-ever hat-trick – after initially passing up the chance by handing the penalty to Martial so he may rating his first purpose of the season as a substitute.
KRASNODAR 0-Four CHELSEA
Hakim Ziyech scored on his first begin for Chelsea as Frank Lampard’s facet powered to a 4-Zero victory away to Champions League debutants Krasnodar in Russia on Wednesday.
Jorginho missed a penalty for Chelsea however Callum Hudson-Odoi put the Blues in entrance earlier than half-time after a mistake by Krasnodar goalkeeper Matvei Safonov.
Timo Werner smashed in a spot-kick on 76 minutes to double Chelsea’s lead, with Moroccan worldwide Ziyech and Christian Pulisic including late objectives.
Chelsea transfer as much as 4 factors on the prime of Group E after two matches. Sevilla host Rennes in a while Wednesday within the different sport within the pool.
JUVENTUS 0-2 BARCELONA
Lionel Messi scored a penalty in Barcelona’s 2-Zero win over a Juventus facet lacking Cristiano Ronaldo within the Champions League on Thursday morning (AEDT).
Ousmane Dembele gave Barca the lead on 14 minutes in Turin and Messi transformed a stoppage-time spot-kick after Ronaldo was unnoticed the Juve squad following his constructive check for Covid-19.
BORUSSIA DORTMUND 2-Zero ZENIT ST PETERSBERG
Jadon Sancho and Erling Braut Haaland spared Borussia Dortmund’s blushes with late objectives on Wednesday, because the German facet laboured to a 2-Zero victory over Zenit St. Petersburg within the Champions League.
Sancho’s 77th-minute spotkick and a stoppage time strike from Haaland determined an in any other case turgid sport in Dortmund’s favour, giving them the primary three factors of their Group F marketing campaign.
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