Marcus Rashford scored the only goal in their 1-0 victory over Real Betis on Thursday in the UEFA Europa League.

And the Red Devils have now qualified for the quarter-finals of the competition this campaign.

Having won the Carabao Cup this campaign, Manchester United are still up and running, chasing every title.

Erik ten Hag’s troops failed to have a single shot on target against the La Liga side in the first-half.

However, they managed to score in the second-half, with the Englishman scoring back-to-back goals for the Red Devils.

Manchester United obviously don’t take things lightly when they play in Spain, taking advantage of the Spanish teams.

They are now unbeaten in their last five games in Spain in European competitions:

0-2 vs Villarreal
1.1 vs Atletico Madrid
0-1 vs Real Sociedad
2.2 vs Barcelona
0-1 vs Real Betis

Speaking their 90-minute display against Betis on Wednesday. Rashford has now scored more goals in Spain than any other United player.

Also, the Red Devils have now reached the quarterfinal stage in each of their last four Europa League campaigns.

Of course, Erik ten Hag’s Manchester United aren’t joking around this campaign, both in the Premier League and Europe.

The former Ajax’s gaffer is currently making waves in all competitions, trying his best to restore the club’s lost glory.

Erik ten Hag’s achievements in 2022-2023 so far:

  • Carabao Cup winner
  • 3rd in the Premier League
  • FA Cup quarter-finalist
  • UEFA Europa League quarter-finalist

He’s clearly showing why he’s one of the elite managers in Europe’s top-5 leagues, doing tremendous things at the club.

However, Manchester United vs Chelsea in the Premier League, which was scheduled for April 22 is expected to be postponed.

As the Red Devils made it to the next phase of the European competition. There will be a postponement as regards the league game.

Meanwhile, Marcus was able to set some new records on Wednesday, after netting the only goal in the game.

Marcus Rashford stats vs Real Betis 

60 minutes
38 touches
6 duels won
5 successful dribbles
4 shots
2 shots on target
1 goal
0.93 expected goals

His goal against the La Liga was spectacular, a flawless long range shot from outside the opponent’s box.

He’s currently unstoppable under Erik ten Hag, always helping and boosting the team’s performance.

Meanwhile, Rashford has now scored 5 goals in Spain for Manchester United in major European competitions.

Twice as many as any other player, he was on the scoresheet against the following teams;

Celta Vigo – 2017
Valencia – 2018
Granada – 2021
Barcelona – 2023
Real Betis – 2023

Marcus Rashford stats in Europa League this campaign 

8 appearances
6 goals
2 assists
8 goal contributions

Scoring 27 goals and registering 9 assists in 43 matches for Manchester United this campaign, in all competitions.

Marcus Rashford

What are the 4 new records Marcus Rashford created in the UEL? 

  • The Englishman became the youngest Manchester United’s player to score 25 goals in European competitions, at 25 years and 136 days.
  • With his goal against Real Betis, he overtook Cristiano Ronaldo in the club’s record book and became the club’s sixth top European goalscorer.
  • Rashford became the fastest Englishman to reach 25-goal mark in major European competitions.
  • Marcus is now the youngest English player to score 25 goals in major European competitions, that’s actually fantastic.

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