Rashford scored his 5th objective in six Premier League video games to lend a hand the Pink Devils protected a 2-1 win over Brighton
Rashford scored a beautiful objective to place the Pink Devils 2-Zero up and led to their fighters a large number of issues as Solskjaer made it seven wins from his opening seven video games as Manchester United caretaker boss.
The 21-year-old England global, who expertly grew to become clear of Pascal Gross earlier than curling a nice shot into the highest nook, has netted 5 occasions in six league fits following the Norwegian’s appointment in December.
And when he used to be requested if he idea Rashford used to be recently the most efficient centre-forward within the department, Solskjaer mentioned: “You’ll be able to argue for lots of strikers however I’m satisfied he’s in my group.
“Harry Kane’s injured so possibly that provides him a greater likelihood to be the most efficient one nowadays.
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“No-one beats him on work-rate, no-one beats him on perspective and nowadays he’s very assured in entrance of objective. He finishes, he tries to shoot, he doesn’t consider carefully about it.
“He made an opportunity for Jesse (Lingard) and I will not consider how Jesse didn’t rating on that opportunity on the again submit.
“So nowadays I feel he’s taking part in the most efficient soccer in his profession.”
Rashford’s 42nd-minute objective, on his 150th United look, got here after Paul Pogba had opened the scoring with a penalty he received himself. The midfielder has additionally scored 5 occasions for the reason that Pink Devils sacked Jose Mourinho and taken in Solskjaer.
Pogba reprised his stuttering spot-kick run-up and Solskjaer mentioned: “He has scored somewhat a couple of objectives hasn’t he, so if he’s ok with it, so long as the ball is going within the internet…
“I wouldn’t have accomplished it that manner however the way in which he moves the ball is just right sufficient.”
After Gross pulled a objective again within the 72nd minute, it used to be a nervy conclusion for the hosts however they controlled to peer out the victory as Solskjaer was the primary United boss to win his first six league video games.
The 45-year-old is the 3rd supervisor in Premier League historical past to win their first six fits accountable for a membership, after Carlo Ancelotti and Pep Guardiola at Chelsea and Manchester Town respectively.
“We made it tougher than it will have to had been the final 20 mins, as a result of up till then I believed we performed some nice stuff from time to time,” mentioned Solskjaer.
“The gamers must be pleased with the shape and momentum they’re development.
“Possibly in 10, 15, 20 years time I’ll glance again on such things as this.
“I don’t care in anyway about data, I’m by no means stricken about this stuff. However in fact to be a part of a group profitable such a lot feels nice, and the arrogance that grows in that dressing room, I feel the group spirit stored them clear of shedding issues as of late.”
Whilst United are 6th, degree on issues with fifth-place Arsenal and 3 at the back of fourth-placed Chelsea, Brighton are 13th.
Brighton boss Chris Hughton mentioned: “Indisputably I wasn’t disillusioned with the whole efficiency. I believed we conceded two deficient objectives.
“Credit score to a bunch of gamers that seized the chance to get again within the recreation.
“However then you already know you’re now not going to get such a lot of moments and in the ones moments you need to display high quality, and we more than likely simply lacked sufficient.”