EPL Roundup: Rashford scores once more as Manchester United beats Nottingham Forest

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Marcus Rashford scored his tenth aim of the season to assist Manchester United beat Nottingham Forest 3-0 on Tuesday.

The England worldwide additionally arrange Anthony Martial’s aim as United moved to inside a degree of fourth place within the Premier League. Substitute Fred accomplished the scoring late on at Outdated Trafford.

Rashford’s aim was his second in as many video games since coming back from the World Cup, the place he scored thrice for England.

It continues his spectacular kind that has led to United supervisor Erik ten Hag predicting the ahead can attain 20 objectives for the season.

He has already doubled his complete from final time period when he managed solely 5 in a marketing campaign disrupted by points over health and kind.

United went into the match on the again of a run of six wins from its final seven video games in all competitions. Nevertheless it nonetheless began the day 4 factors behind fourth-placed Tottenham.

Ten Hag needed to cope with sicknesses amongst his gamers which compelled him to call a patched-up protection to cowl absences.

It meant left again Luke Shaw needed to play in central protection and Aaron Wan-Bissaka made his first Premier League begin of the season.

However relegation-fighting Forest hardly ever seemed like threatening United on the again.

United took the lead within the nineteenth minute from a well-rehearsed set piece when Rashford met Christian Eriksen’s low nook and fired a first-time shot into the again of the web.

It was 2-0 three minutes later, with Rashford turning supplier by shedding to Martial after a fast break.

Martial’s effort from the sting of the world didn’t look highly effective sufficient to bother Forest goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey, however on a slippery floor the ball squirmed out of his grasp and over the road.

Fred made it 3-0 within the 87th minute after being arrange by Brazil teammate Casemiro.

CHELSEA 2, BOURNEMOUTH 0

LONDON (AP) — Chelsea ended a three-game dropping streak with a 2-0 win in opposition to Bournemouth on Tuesday.

Targets from Kai Havertz and Mason Mount within the first half at Stamford Bridge ensured three factors for the London membership and left it eighth within the Premier League.

Earlier than the World Cup break, Chelsea had misplaced 4 of its earlier 5 video games in all competitions and had been winless in its earlier 5 league video games.

Supervisor Graham Potter was in want of a win together with his staff outdoors the highest six at Christmas for less than the second time in 22 seasons.

Chelsea took the lead after simply 16 minutes when Havertz slid in to transform Raheem Sterling’s low ball.

Eight minutes later Chelsea had a second, with Havertz laying the ball again for Mount — making his a hundred and fiftieth begin for the membership — to beautifully curl past Bournemouth goalkeeper Mark Travers from 20 yards.

Chelsea defender Reece James limped off injured early within the second half after coming back from the knee harm that compelled him to overlook the World Cup.