The Red Devils eased to a dramatic win against their bitter rivals courtesy of Marcus Rashford’s brace in his first Premier League start.
The 18-year-old made the breakthrough in the 29th minute before the United striker doubled the home side’s lead two minutes later to take his tally to four goals in two games.
Former United striker Danny Welbeck halved the deficit before Ander Herrera restored the Red Devils’s two-goal advantage.
Herrera, who moved Old Trafford from Athletic Bilbao in 2014, took to Twitter to send a message to his United team-mates.
— Ander Herrera (@AnderHerrera) February 28, 2016
The Red Devils are in fifth place and three points behind fourth-placed Manchester City.
The 20-time English champions host Watford in the Premier League at Old Trafford on Wednesday night.
Arsenal remain in third place but five points behind leaders Leicester City.
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