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Man Utd ace Fernandes: Rashford key to great goal

Manchester United goalscorer Bruno Fernandes deflected praise to teammate Marcus Rashford for his goal in victory at Newcastle United.

It was Fernandes who scored the crucial goal to put United ahead in the 86th minute after a lovely team move involving substitute Donny van de Beek, Juan Mata and Rashford.

“It was a great goal but as I said before, Rashford did what we trained," said Fernandes.

“Overlap from me, come inside, little touch... he gave me a great pass and I just needed to do the rest. He deserves credit.

"After he did the same with Aaron. He did a really good game, out of position. We had no Anthony [Martial] and Edinson [Cavani] wasn't ready… Rashy did well in a position I think he can do really well in. He deserved the goal at the end.

"Today it was perfect, after that defeat. I think we need to continue improving, don't concede goals, as I said before, and keep scoring."

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