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Sancho Scores As Manchester United Battles Back To Tie With Leeds



Manchester United rallied from a two-goal deficit to snag a point in a thrilling Roses match thanks to the combined efforts of Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho, preventing managerless Leeds from achieving a rare Old Trafford victory.

After Wilfried Gnonto had given Leeds the lead in the opening minute, Raphael Varane put Leeds two up when he diverted Crysencio Summerville’s cut-back into his own net. As a result, the hosts appeared to be gone.

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However, Rashford cut the margin in half by heading in an inviting cross from Diogo Dalot, and Sancho, who had only recently returned to first-team action after overcoming physical and mental problems, scored his first Premier League goal since September by driving home from 10 yards after Luke Shaw’s initial shot had been blocked.

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Varane forced a superb save from Illan Meslier as Manchester United searched for a goal to add to their 13-game home winning streak.

Given that Brenden Aaronson hit the post in between the two goals scored by the hosts, anything less than a point would have been extremely unfair to Leeds.

Although after this excellent game, the Elland Road rematch in four days will be something to look forward to.

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Meanwhile, the result moves them ahead of West Ham into 16th position and out of the relegation zone by one point.



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