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Watch: Rashford's 25-yard screamer briefly gave Man United hope in derby

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An upset was on the cards when Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford let an absolute rocket fly from around 25 yards in the eighth minute of Sunday's derby against Manchester City.

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Bruno Fernandes teed up Rashford, and the maligned striker slipped by unnoticed to thump his sixth Premier League goal of the season off the crossbar and in.

United surrendered the 1-0 lead in the second half, with Phil Foden scoring twice and Erling Haaland adding late insurance in an eventual 3-1 victory for City.

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