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Mason Greenwood extends advantage over two Man City stars with latest stunning Man United goal

Mason Greenwood extends advantage over two Man City stars with latest stunning Man United goal

 

Manchester United starlet Mason Greenwood’s latest goal for the club has since given rise to an altogether eye-catching statistic.

Tielemans levels things up

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men are of course currently locked in Premier League action.

In their return to domestic competition on the back of the international break’s close, the Red Devils have made the trip to the King Power Stadium, to take on struggling Leicester City.

United headed into proceedings eyeing a much-needed bounce-back result, after securing just a solitary point from successive home meetings with Aston Villa and Everton prior to the break.

In turn, when the aforementioned Mason Greenwood opened the scoring inside 20 minutes on Saturday afternoon, the visitors looked well on their way to precisely that.

After picking the ball up out wide, United’s gifted young attacker cut inside, before directing an unstoppable drive in off the far post:

Leicester, though, soon stepped up to the plate, levelling things up just beyond the half-hour mark when a mix-up between David de Gea and Harry Maguire culminated in Youri Tielemans’ lofted effort dropping in at the back post.

As such, with 45 minutes played at the King Power, the two sides remain deadlocked at a goal apiece.

Mase shining

Despite his stunning opener no longer representing the afternoon’s telling moment, as outlined above, the latest goal netted by Manchester United’s Mason Greenwood has since given rise to an altogether noteworthy statistic.

As per the reliable Statman Dave, since Greenwood lined out for his debut in Red Devils colours, he has managed no fewer than five goals more than any other player under the age of 21 in England’s top-flight:

 

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This article was edited by Josh Barker.

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