Marcus Rashford of Manchester United

Rashford Fires Manchester United To 1-0 Win Over Leicester City

LEICESTER — Manchester United slipped into fifth-place in the EPL standings with a 1-0 victory over Leicester at the King Power Stadium on Sunday.

Marcus Rashford continued his goalscoring form with the winner which extended the Red Devils’ unbeaten run under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to 10 games.

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Rashford, who netted the winning goal in the ninth minute, was scoring his 10th goal of the season.

A poor clearance by Ricardo Pereira went straight into the path of Paul Pogba, who played a well-weighted lofted the ball for Rashford to control brilliantly and then drilled his shot past Kasper Schmeichel.

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The win sees Manchester United moving up to fifth ahead of Arsenal, who play against Manchester City in the second game today.

The Old Trafford side, which played to a 2-2 draw with Burnley on Tuesday, is two points behind Chelsea in fourth.

Meanwhile, Leicester stay in 11th with the defeat.

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