February 22, Kathmandu- Inspired by Marcus Rashford's excellent performance, Manchester United beat Newcastle United 3-1 last night. With the victory, United has risen to the second position of the league again.
United took the lead in the 30th minute through a goal by England forward Rashford. Less than six minutes later, Newcastle's Allan Saint-Maximin equalized.
Daniel James's goal in the 57th minute gave United the lead again. United was awarded a penalty in the 75th minute when Joseph Wilcock fouled Rashford. United secured three important points after Bruno Fernandez converted a goal.
United has risen to second place with 49 points from 25 games. Earlier in the day, Leicester City beat Aston Villa to move up to the second place. Although Leicester and United have the same 49 points, United is ahead in goal difference.
They have 10 points behind the top-ranked Manchester City. City beat Arsenal 1-0 to add three points.