Rashford scores 100th goal as United beat West Ham

Marcus Rashford’s 100th Manchester United goal was enough to beat West Ham and provide a fitting tribute to a special 85th anniversary for the Old Trafford club. Across 4,163 consecutive games since 1937, United have had an unbroken run of having a player who came through their youth development programme either in their starting line-up or on the bench. Rashford…

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Erik ten Hag praises David de Gea after win over West Ham

Manchester United manager Erik ten Hag believes David de Gea is a “great” goalkeeper and rejects the notion the Spain international cannot play with his feet. Widespread reports in Spain last week claimed De Gea failed to make Luis Enrique’s 55-man World Cup shortlist and cannot therefore be selected for next month’s showpiece event in Qatar. It would be a…

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Real Madrid held by Girona

Toni Kroos was sent off for the first time in his career as unbeaten Real Madrid went top of La Liga thanks to a dramatic draw with Girona. Real thought they had won the game when Vinicius Jr slid Federico Valverde’s low cross into an empty net. But veteran Cristhian Stuani equalised from the spot with his first touch following…

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