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Marcus Rashford reacts to Man Utd's win over Sheriff Tiraspol.

Updated: Oct 29, 2022

Rashford was delighted Man United returned to winning ways as they blew away Moldovan club Sheriff Tiraspol at Old Trafford.

Man Utd manager Ten Hag recently said he wants more from Rashford and it seems the England international took that advice well.

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford was pleased Erik Ten Hag’s Red Devils got the job done when they hosted Sheriff Tiraspol in the Europa League.

United trashed the Moldovan club 3-0 at Old Trafford as they secured their place in the top two of Group E, thanks to goals from Diogo Dalot, Rashford, and Cristiano Ronaldo.

The result on Thursday night means the Premier League giants are assured of at least a spot in the play-off round against one of the teams dropping down from the Champions League.

The only way Man United avoid that hassle is if they beat LaLiga side Real Sociedad by two or more goals at the Anoeta Stadium next week, which will see them finish as group winners.

'Once we went 1-0 ahead, the space opened up.'

"They set up to defend well and play on the counter," Man Utd striker Rashford told BT Sport. "It took us a while, and got the first goal from a set piece so, we're happy with that. Once we went 1-0 ahead, the space opened up, and we could have gotten a few more.

"Not getting the first goal quickly leads to a mix between frustration and calmness, you have to be calm to create chances and be clinical in taking them.

"Scoring before half-time was a big help, it allowed us to look for more goals and space, and we found them. It was about getting the job done."

When asked about their final group game against Sociedad next week, the England international replied: "We have to go there and score by two goals. We have to score goals but defend well. It is going to be a tough game but looking forward to the challenge.

"It's taken a lot of hard work to adapt and change, but we're getting there."

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