Marcus Rash ford’s Struggles in Front of Goal Continue
Despite having the opportunity to rest during the recent match between the two teams in hopes of making a difference on Saturday, Marcus Rashford’s performance against Crystal Palace reflected a pattern of frustration that has characterized his season.
While Rashford received well-deserved recognition for his remarkable contributions in the previous season, his ongoing struggles in the final third pose a risk of undermining the progress he made.
In the match against Crystal Palace, Rashford had ample possession of the ball, indicating that he is executing certain aspects of his game effectively. However, his decision-making in the final third and a tendency to take on defenders single-handedly let him down.
It is possible that Rashford is still relying on last season’s habits when he had limited support in the final third. However, with the presence of a more credible partner in Rasmus Hojlund, he should aim to collaborate and complement each other’s efforts.
While Rashford has been a problem solver for Manchester United in the past, his current struggles present a new challenge that the team must address.
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