Rashford, Martial give United victory in Manchester Derby

Manchester United battled to a 2-1 win against rivals Manchester City on Saturday as the resurgence of the Red Devils continued.

Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial got the goals that helped United surge to the fifth position and also close the gap to fourth place in the Premier League to five points.

Rashford got the curtain-raiser with a penalty on 23 minutes after VAR ruled a handball by Bernardo Silva.

The goal meant Rashford equalled his season-best tally of 13 in all competitions.

Just six minutes later Martial doubled United’s lead by drilling a low shot past Ederson.

An 84th-minute header by Nicolas Otamendi off Riyad Mahrez’s corner helped pull one back for City, but the furious rally at the Etihad ultimately came short.

The result made it back-to-back wins for Ole…

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