Manchester United star Marcus Rashford, on Thursday evening, etched his name into the history books of the club not once, but twice.
Erik ten Hag’s troops, of course, marked their return to action a short time ago.
Fresh off a disappointing goalless stalemate with Southampton at the weekend, the Red Devils turned their attentions back towards matters on the continent, in the 2nd-leg of the club’s Europa League Last-16 showdown with La Liga outfit Real Betis.
United, for their part, headed into proceedings with one foot already firmly in the quarter-finals, owing to a 4-1 victory in the tie’s first-leg at Old Trafford last week.
And, when all was said and done at the Benito Villamarin, once more, the English heavyweights, once more, proved too much for hosts Betis.
The aforementioned Marcus Rashford proved himself the difference-maker on the night, notching what ultimately proved to be the game’s winner ten minutes into the 2nd-half:
And, as alluded to above, in the process, United’s in-form frontman etched his name ever further into the history books on the red half of Manchester.
First, it was revealed that the England international has become the youngest player to ever notch 25 goals in United colours in European competition:
Not only that, but he has also surpassed Cristiano Ronaldo to move into 6th on the club’s list of all-time top scorers in European competition: