Manchester United vs. Nottingham Forest result, highlights as Rashford inspires Premier League win
Manchester United and Nottingham Forest resume their Premier League schedules following the FIFA World Cup break.
The hosts are unbeaten in four months at home, so it would be a considerable surprise if Forest — who have the worst away record in the top flight this season
two points from seven games — were to avoid defeat, as the second-bottom side bid to escape the relegation zone.
Marcus Rashford continued his rich vein of form as Manchester United closed in on the Premier League top four with a 3-0 win over Nottingham Forest.
Rashford, fresh from an impressive World Cup campaign with England, scored the opener and made the second for Anthony Martial as United moved to within one point of fourth-placed Tottenham
He was off the pitch by the time that Fred added late gloss to the victory that Rashford spearheaded.
Newcastle hit back through Allan Saint-Maximin six minutes later before a 57th-minute strike by Daniel James and a Bruno Fernandes penalty secured their second league win in the last six matches.
United moved back into second spot on 49 points from 25 games, 10 behind leaders Manchester City and ahead of third-placed Leicester City on goal difference.
Marcus Rashford’s skill helped Manchester United to a 3-1 home win over Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday as the England forward scored one goal and had a hand in another.