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2017/2018 English Premier League
  • Marcus Rashford (70')
  • Marouane Fellaini (82')

Marcus Rashford, Marouane Fellaini score as Man United beat Leicester

Marcus Rashford and Marouane Fellaini came off the bench to score as Manchester United's perfect start to the season continued with a 2-0 victory against Leicester.

Those goals saved the blushes of Romelu Lukaku, who had seen a penalty saved by Kasper Schmeichel in the 53rd minute.

But Rashford, who had been replaced in the starting XI by Anthony Martial, came on for Juan Mata in the 67th minute and scored three minutes later.

The England international kept his composure to fire home a Henrikh Mkhitaryan corner from close range after losing his marker.

Then Fellaini knocked one in with his knee in the 82nd minute following good work from Jesse Lingard on the left wing.

That victory keeps United top of the Premier League table and they are the only side in the division to win their opening three matches, a feat that can be matched by West Brom should they beat Stoke on Sunday.

English Premier League Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Manchester City 17 +38 44
2 Liverpool 16 +28 42
3 Tottenham Hotspur 17 +15 39
4 Chelsea 17 +21 37
5 Arsenal 17 +14 34
6 Manchester United 16 +2 26
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 17 0 25
8 Everton 17 +2 24
9 West Ham United 17 0 24
10 Watford 17 -2 24
11 AFC Bournemouth 17 -3 23
12 Leicester City 17 0 22
13 Brighton & Hove Albion 17 -4 21
14 Newcastle United 17 -8 16
15 Crystal Palace 17 -9 15
16 Cardiff City 17 -16 14
17 Southampton 17 -16 12
18 Burnley 17 -18 12
19 Huddersfield Town 17 -18 10
20 Fulham 17 -26 9