Marcus Rashford Posts Heartwarming Message After Man United’s Painful Defeat at Emirates

Marcus Rashford Posts Heartwarming Message After Man United’s Painful Defeat at Emirates

  • Marcus Rashford was on target during Manchester United's trip to Arsenal on January 22
  • The United attacker netted a screamer of a goal in the early stages to hand his side the lead
  • However, this was not enough to see off the Gunners, who rallied from behind to win 3-2

Manchester United forward, Marcus Rashford has taken to social media to post a heartwarming message after the team's painful defeat at the Emirates Stadium.

United, who recently dropped points during their mid-week trip to Crystal Palace, were hoping to secure maximum points when they took on the Gunners on Sunday evening, January 22.

However, Erik ten Hag's charges were silenced 3-2 as they faltered in the Premier League title race.

Marcus Rashford, Manchester United, Eddie Nketiah, Arsenal, Premier League, Emirates Stadium.
Manchester United's Marcus Rashford reacts after Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah scored during the Premier League match between the two sides at the Emirates Stadium. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
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The Red Devils looked set to secure at least one point in north London, if not for Eddie Nketiah, who cancelled out Rashford's opener to score at stoppage time.

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United's defeat saw them miss out on a golden chance to climb to third, which would have placed them within just five points of leaders, Arsenal.

Marcus Rashford's message

Rashford has now taken to social media to share his feelings in the wake of United's loss at Arsenal.

In a post shared on his Twitter feed, the Man United attacker admitted he was heartbroken with the result, but urged his teammates to keep moving forward.

"Never easy to lose a game like that at the last minute but we go again," he tweeted. "We're heading in the right direction and need to remain positive."

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Bukayo Saka scored the second goal to give the Gunners the lead, after Nketiah had cancelled out Rashford's beautiful opener.

The 21-year-old was allowed to weave his way to the edge of the penalty area, before unleashing a ferocious shot which flew past a scampering David de Gea.

Saka then dashed towards the corner flag and pointed to his temple, in similar fashion to the style of celebration Rashford has adopted since the World Cup break.

Source: Sports Brief News