Man United vs Leeds United: Phil Jones on target as Red Devils win 4-0

Man United vs Leeds United: Phil Jones on target as Red Devils win 4-0

- Manchester United defeated Leeds United 4-0 in Perth, Australia

- This was the Premier League's second win in their preseason tour

- Mason Greenwood, Rashford, Jones and Martial scored a goal apiece

Man United on Wednesday, July 17, continued with their terrific start to their pre-season tour after trouncing Leeds United 4-0 in a friendly clash played at Optus Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer rung a couple of changes from the team that secured a 2-0 win over Perth Glory on Saturday, July 13, with David De Gea and Romelu Lukaku some of the key players who sat out through illness and injury respectively.

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However, United still managed to start strong against their old rivals, taking charge of proceedings from the blow of the whistle.

Rashford came close to scoring the opener after being set up by Victor Lindelof in the early minutes, but his effort hit the post from just inside the box.

Greenwood went on to break the deadlock moments later, with the youngster tapping home from Aaron Wan-Bissaka's assist.

Rashford doubled the lead in the 27th minute, slotting a side-footed shot into the far corner after a terrific buildup from a counter attack.

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United nearly buried the match before the break with a third goal, but new signing Daniel James could not find his target after rattling the post from close range.

The second half of the match saw the Red Devils make 11 changes, with Jesse Lingard, Gomes and Anthony Martial framed to lead the attack.

The changes paid off just six minutes later as Phil Jones made it 3-0 with a powerful header from Andreas Pereira's corner kick.

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This was Jones' first goal Manchester United goal since March 2014 at West Brom under ex-manager David Moyes.

Anthony Martial put the game beyond Leeds in the 69th minute as the Frenchman made no mistake from the penalty spot, sending Kiko Casilla the wrong way.

United are scheduled to play friendly matches against Tottenham, Inter Milan, Kristiansund and AC Milan as they prepare for the new season.

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