Marcus Rashford’s double secured a vital victory for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer
Manchester United 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur: Jose Mourinho made tactical mistakes in midfield and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's much-improved side punished their former manager
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer handed starts to nine academy players in a valuable experience in Nur-Sultan
Marcus Rashford's pride at Manchester United's storming comeback at Sheffield United was tinged with disappointment as the forward believes they would have won if they stayed on front foot.
Marcus Rashford has heaped praise on his Manchester United team-mates after stepping up to the plate and helping Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men win the local derby.
BY ROB DRAPER AT THE ETIHAD: Goals from Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial saw Manchester United stun Manchester City 2-1 at the Etihad and continue their stunning revival.
Sheffield United 3-3 Manchester United: The Red Devils rallied late to take the lead after trailing 2-0, but the hosts had the last word
The sight of Marcus Rashford in smooth and pacy flow – the components of his thrilling technique in sync from first to last – would once have delighted José Mourinho. Not here. Mourinho had wanted to mark his return to Manchester United with a fourth win on the spin with Tottenham; to make his biggest statement yet with his new club.
Rashford has thrived since operating from the left, matching his career-best of 10 Premier League goals for the season before the new year
Two goals from Marcus Rashford saw Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 on Wednesday in the Premier League at Old Trafford
Ole Gunnar Solskjær was upbeat despite the youngest European side in Manchester United’s history falling to defeat in Kazakhstan. The 6,000-mile round trip to face Astana is the farthest the club have travelled for a continental match, just as they have never had to contend with the kind of cold experienced around Nur-Sultan.
United sit in ninth after two wins in eight