Manchester United routs Leeds in pre-season clash

Manchester United overcame old rivals Leeds United in Perth thanks to a strong display in only its second pre-season fixture.

Manchester United thrashed Leeds United 4-0 in the final match of the Perth leg of its pre-season tour on Wednesday.

Goals from Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones and Anthony Martial secured an impressive victory over its old rival at Optus Stadium.

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United eased to a 2-0 win over Perth Glory in their its Australian friendly last week, but there was more to admire about Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side as it dismantled its Championship opponents.

Teenager Greenwood broke the deadlock before Rashford produced a smart turn and finish to double the lead before half-time after some fine work from Paul Pogba, who again performed well despite continued speculation over his future.

 

United was without the ill David de Gea, and Romelu Lukaku, who is carrying a knock, and made sure of the win when Jones headed in Andreas Pereira's corner in a second half that yielded 11 changes to the line-up.

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Martial buried the fourth from the penalty spot after Liam Cooper had brought down the lively Tahith Chong.

United will now head to Singapore for an International Champions Cup meeting with Inter Milan, which has reportedly prepared an offer of £60million plus bonuses to take Lukaku to San Siro.

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