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Man Utd’s Rashford: We could've been better against Omonia Nicosia.

Marcus Rashford scored a double and Anthony Martial also found the net to save Man United from misery as they came from a goal down to beat Omonia Nicosia in Cyprus.

Manchester United striker Marcus Rashford concedes that the Red Devils could have been better after playing out a 3-2 win against Omonia Nicosia in the Europa League.

United were made to pay for wasting several chances in front of goal as they went a goal down when Omonia counter-attacked in the 34 th minute. Bruno Felipe did the job before playing in Karim Ansarifard, who fired the ball past goalkeeper David De Gea.

Rashford, who came on at half-time, made it 1-1 with a sublime strike from outside the 18-yard box, six minutes after he was introduced and the England international assisted teammate Anthony Martial, who also found the net within two minutes of his entrance.

Erik ten Hag’s side went on to score their third goal from close range when Rashford calmly tapped in a pass from Cristiano Ronaldo, but moments later the Cyprus club made 2-3, thanks to Nikolas Panagiotou’s well-timed finish from another counter-attack.

'Job done - but could have been better'

Rashford, speaking to BT Sport after the game said: "Job done, but we would have liked to have played better. We didn't defend badly, but we made mistakes.

"The first 35 minutes until they scored we were playing well, we just could have got in behind them more. Then when he made the subs he [Erik ten Hag] wanted us to be more dynamic, take chances going forward and score goals.

When asked what his best position is, the 24-year-old replied: "Left side is probably more natural for me, but I like playing both [left wing and centre forward] and helping the team. If we have got injuries you never know what might happen, where you might be needed to play."

On his thoughts about Martial, he said: "He is a massive player for us, has been for a long time. When he is happy and at it he is an unbelievable player. We've both been injured, him longer than me, so it is good for him to get minutes and make an impact."

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