Anthony Martial scores Manchester United’s 1000th Premier League home goal

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Anthony Martial ensured Manchester United became the first club to score 1000 goals at home in the Premier League by netting the winner against Everton.

The France international brought his tally to eight goals for the campaign, converting Timothy Fosu-Mensah’s low cross from close range.

It capped an excellent team move. Juan Mata produced a lovely piece of control to cushion the ball before passing to Marcus Rashford, who took a touch before back-heeling into the path of Fosu-Mensah. The 18-year-old played the ball across the face of goal and the grateful Martial couldn’t miss. (Scroll down this page to watch the video).


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Today’s result means United leapfrog West Ham into fifth place with seven matches left to play.

Louis van Gaal’s side remain hot on the heels of local rivals Manchester City, who stay in fourth after their emphatic 4-0 win over Bournemouth on Saturday.

Video: Anthony Martial's winner

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United's run in

United, however, face a tough trip to Tottenham in their next fixture on April 10.

Three days later they take on West Ham for a place in the FA Cup semi-finals.

The Premier League giants finish their campaign with matches against doomed Aston Villa (H), Crystal Palace (H), title favourites Leicester City (H), Norwich City (A), West Ham (A), and Bournemouth (H).

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