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A Brilliant Strike From Marcus Rashford Sink Chelsea Out Of The EFL Cup

Manchester United have qualified into the EFL Cup quarter-finals with with a well deserve 2-1 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday nigth.

A  superb free-kick from the young England striker Marcus Rashford sealed a third away win in a row in all competitions for the Red Devils.

Chelsea striker Michy Batshuayi had equalised for Chelsea but Rashford superb free kick in sublime fashion just as the home side looked to be building momentum, inflicting a first defeat on Frank Lampard's side since the 2-1 loss to Liverpool on September 22.

United were growing in confidence and Rashford broke the deadlock with a firmly struck spot-kick in the 25th minute after Marcos Alonso had rather clumsily bundled into the back of Daniel James.

Hudson-Odoi fired over before Batshuayi showed him how it should be done, racing away from Harry Maguire and Victor Lindelof and blasting a low shot past Sergio Romero from outside the box.

Solskjaer responded by bringing on Anthony Martial and Andreas Pereira in a tactical shift, but it was Rashford who settled the contest 73 minutes in with a sensational 30-yard free-kick that swerved beyond the helpless Willy Caballero.

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