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‘Rashford never scored headers before Benni’ – Give McCarthy flowers?

Marcus Rashford extended his outstanding recent goalscoring record on Sunday as he netted Manchester United’s opener in their 2-0 victory over Leeds United.

The Red Devils left it late, but Rashford headed them into the lead ten minutes from time, before Alejandro Garnacho doubled the visitors’ lead five minutes later.

While Rashford goals are commonplace in recent months—he has 13 goals in his last 15 matches—it was a rare thing indeed to see him scoring with his head.

Predictably, Africa’s supporters were quick to praise Benni McCarthy for transforming this area of his game.

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