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PICTURES: Anthony Martial Breaks 6-Year Old Record As He Scores A Hattrick For Manchester United.

ManuelCIA 06/24/2020

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Finally, a Manchester United player has scored a hattrick for the club, and who better else than French International Anthony Martial.

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The Red Devils faced off against Sheffield United at Old Trafford on Wednesday in what was a must-win clash for Man United in order to keep their top four hopes alive.

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United began the match on a front foot, with Sheffield who lost woefully to Newcastle in their last game playing catch-up most times in first half.

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Marcus Rashford who has since returned to the United fold since his lengthy injury layoff laid on the first goal of the match for Martial to open the scoring.

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Martial again justified his inclusion in the United starting lineup after his below-par performance against Tottenham with a second goal on the stroke of halftime to give United a 2-0 lead going into the break.

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However, on the 74th minute, the 24-year old United no.9 scored a perfect hattrick with a sumptuous lob to round off a stellar individual performance whilst breaking a record that has stood for 6 years.

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Ever since Robin Van Persie netted a Champions League hattrick against Olympiacos at Old Trafford in the round 16 stage of the competition, no other United player has achieved that feat.

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However, Martial has finally break that jinx and hopefully, it will be the first of many for the Frenchman and other United players.

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OlalereAdewoleAjibad · 06/24/2020
Good job lads.

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