Rashford winner against Celta is a career first

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The 19-year-old attacker sent a free-kick curling into the net to give his side the advantage in their Europa League tie - his first from distance

Marcos Rashford achieved a career first on Thursday when he fired Manchester United to a 1-0 away victory against Celta in their Europa League semi-final.

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The first leg in Spain was settled by the attacker with a curling free-kick in the second-half.

It was the 19-year-old's 19th goal in all competitions since he broke into the first team over a year ago, but it was his first from outside the box.

After scoring against Chelsea and Sunderland last month in the Premier League, Rashford fired United into the last four of the Europa League with an assist and an extra-time goal in his side's second-leg win over Anderlecht.

The attacker has impressed since making his debut in United's Europa League win over Midtjylland last season and is their second highest goalscorer this season, behind the injured Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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