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Marcus Rashford bails out Man United in narrow win vs. Benfica

Manchester United continued their charge toward the Champions League knockout phase as Benfica's Mile Svilar, the competition's youngest-ever goalkeeper, was embarrassed by a Marcus Rashford free kick.


Jose Mourinho arrived at his former club looking to make it three victories from as many Group A matches, with a chance to bring back the feelgood factor lacking from Saturday's scoreless draw at Liverpool.

Although unable to produce a swashbuckling display, United triumphed in Lisbon as star man Rashford caught out fellow teenager Svilar with a free kick that secured a 1-0 win.

The deciding moment was a nightmare for the 18-year-old on the night he replaced Real Madrid great Iker Casillas as the youngest goalkeeper to start a Champions

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