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Fred Gets 8, Garnacho With 7.5 | Manchester United Players Rated In Comfortable Win Vs Charlton Athletic

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Abhinab Ghosh
A 26-year-old sports writer and an aspiring football coach who has road-tripped across the Scottish Highlands, but has never been to Wales. Sucker for cliff-hangers and catchy riffs. Known to be a grunger and not to be a stranger.

Manchester United welcomed Charlton Athletic at Old Trafford earlier tonight as they looked to secure a win in the EFL Cup. The Red Devils made a good start to the game and got their noses ahead in the 21st minute when Antony found the back of the net. Man United sat on their lead well and managed to get to the half-time break 1-0 up on the scoreline.

Marcus Rashford came off the bench and scored a quick-fire brace late in the game. The contest finished with Man United securing a 3-0 victory at home.

Let’s take a look at how each Manchester United player performed during the match against Charlton.

GK: Tom Heaton – 7/10

He made a couple of solid saves at the back and secured an important clean sheet at Old Trafford.

RB: Diogo Dalot – 6.5/10

Dalot made a couple of crucial defensive contributions but got replaced in the 33rd minute.

CB: Harry Maguire – 7.5/10

He cleared his lines when needed and made two good chances in the final third.

CB: Lisandro Martinez – 7.5/10

Martinez gave a good account of himself on the defensive end of the field and was tidy with his passing.

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LB: Tyrell Malacia – 7/10

Malacia didn’t do much wrong at the back and had a couple of lively moments in the final third.

CM: Scott McTominay – 7/10

The Scottish talent made one key chance in the final third.

CM: Fred – 8/10

Fred anchored the midfield well and made some decent chances in the opponent’s half. He picked up an assist for setting up Antony’s goal.

RW: Antony – 7/10

He got his name on the scoresheet in the 21st minute and got substituted near the hour mark.

CAM: Kobbie Mainoo – 6/10

Mainoo struggled to get into the rhythm of the game.

LW: Alejandro Garnacho – 7.5/10

He caused a lot of headaches for the opposition defenders but there was no goal for him tonight.

ST: Anthony Elanga – 6.5/10

Elanga had a couple of strikes at goal and was accurate with his link-up play.

Substitutes:

RB: Aaron Wan-Bissaka – 6.5/10

He didn’t do much wrong at the back.

CM: Casemiro – 7/10

Casemiro came off the bench and secured an assist.

CM: Christian Eriksen – 7/10

He had a few bright moments in the game after coming on as a substitute.

LW: Marcus Rashford – 8/10

Rashford scored two quick-fire goals after coming off the bench.

RW: Facundo Pellistri – N/A

He didn’t get enough time to make an impact.

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