United manager Jose Mourinho was full of praise for teenage sensation
Marcus Rashford after he came on to score a late winner against Hull
Mourinho sent Rashford on with 20 minutes to play with United trying to find a winner at the KCOM Stadium.
the 92nd minute he lost his marker in the penalty box and converted
Wayne Rooney’s cross to secure all three points for the visitors.
was quick to congratulate his match-winner as he came into the dressing
room at full-time. “I gave him a big smile and a big hug. I think he is
marvellous and he is working very well.”
three wins from three Premier League games for United as they maintained
their 100% record. It didn’t always look like they were going to get
the win as Hull City defended resolutely.
The home side
sat back and challenged United to try and break them down. For almost
94 minutes the away side couldn’t find a way through, until Rashford
came on to steal the headlines.
The England international said he’d been waiting to take his chance.
away game for me this season and happy to get the three points and
goal,” he said. “The fans came onto the pitch to celebrate and that is
part of football.
“I am getting on in training and
waiting for moments like this. It is being amazing being around players
like Zlatan Ibrahimovic every day, I am learning a lot from them.”
was the hero, but Mourinho was pleased with the way the whole team kept
plugging away. “Especially in the second half we were so intense in our
attacking wave,” he said
More photos from the match after my style