‘Ten Hag ball in full effect’: Manchester United fans hail Marcus Rashford’s strike in pre-season 3-1 win over Crystal Palace – as slick passing move leaves them purring ‘you can’t watch this beautiful goal without smiling’
- Man United fans have taken to social media to heap praise on Erik ten Hag
- They credited him with getting Marcus Rashford and Donny van de Beek firing
- Rashford scored against Melbourne Victory and Crystal Palace while on tour
- Former Ajax star Van de Beek assisted Rashford’s goal against Crystal Palace
- Fans described Rashford’s goal as ‘beautiful’ on social media after the game
- REPORT: Manchester United beat Crystal Palace 3-1 in Melbourne on Tuesday
Manchester United fans have taken to social media to heap praise on Erik ten Hag for getting Marcus Rashford and Donny van de Beek ‘firing’ during their pre-season tour of Thailand and Australia.
The Red Devils beat both Liverpool and Melbourne Victory before going on to record a 3-1 win against Crystal Palace in their pre-season friendly at the MCG on Tuesday.
Rashford and Van de Beek have played an important role in the club’s success this summer – scoring goals and providing assists against Melbourne Victory and their Premier League counterparts Crystal Palace.
Manchester United fans have taken to social media to heap praise on manager Erik ten Hag (above) for getting Marcus Rashford and Donny van de Beek ‘firing’
Rashford came under-fire for his performances at the end of the 2021-2022 campaign while playing under Ralf Rangnick.
However, fans have been blown away by the England international’s improvement following the arrival of Ten Hag and heaped particular praise on his goal-scoring prowess.
Rashford scored Man United’s third goal in the 78th minute of their 4-1 win over Melbourne Victory last week.
Rashford scored United’s third goal in the 78th minute of their 4-1 win over Melbourne Victory last week and against Crystal Palace on Tuesday (above)
Van de Beek has also turned his fortune around under the new Manchester United manager – providing an assist for Rashford’s goal against the Eagles (above)
He also netted against Crystal Palace in the 48thminute of their game on Tuesday to make the score line 2-0 heading into the final 40 minutes.
Van de Beek has also turned his fortune around under the new Manchester United manager – providing an assist for Rashford’s goal against the Eagles.
The goal against Palace came off the back of some impressive build-up play. Anthony Martial plucked the ball out of the air, turned and played it to Sancho.
Sancho slipped it back to Martial – who picked up the ball fire yards away from goal and played it to Van de Beek.
Van de Beek remained composed in possession and fired it across the box to Rashford – who was left unmarked.
The England international tucked it away to see Manchester United go 2-0 up in the game that they ultimately won 3-1.
Fans have taken to social media to praise the ‘Ten Hag effect’ at the club – claiming he has got Rashford and Van de Beek ‘cooking’.
One supporter took to Twitter to write: ‘You know Ten Hag ball is in full effect when Donny and Rashford are cooking’.
Another added: ‘Rashford wow what a goal’ after watching his effort against Crystal Palace on Tuesday.
One fan added: ‘Great play from Anthony Martial and Donny Von de beek to set up Rashford!!’ before putting ‘Donny’ alongside two fire emojis.
While another supporter wrote: ‘They [United] look great! Ball is flowing nicely, playing high press, Martial, Sancho, and Rashford look confident. Need some minor adjustments but I think our new signings will be able to fix that.’
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