Man Utd 3-1 Crystal Palace: In-form Martial strikes again, Rashford & Sancho net

Man Utd 3-1 Crystal Palace: In-form Martial strikes again, Rashford & Sancho net

Manchester United 3-1 Crystal Palace: Anthony Martial scores one, makes another as United keep up perfect pre-season.

Anthony Martial produced an eye-catching performance as he scored one and made another to help Man Utd sweep aside Crystal Palace 3-1 at the MCG.

In another performance of quality and high tempo at one of the world's finest grounds, United kept up their 100 per cent start to pre-season with Martial again on target after scoring in both of their previous wins over Melbourne Victory and Liverpool.

The Frenchman first took Diogo Dalot's cross down and finished smartly, with full debutant Tyrell Malacia involved in the build-up, before playing a part in Marcus Rashford's second moments after half-time thanks to a lovely touch and pass.

Martial then made United's third, against a Palace side missing a number of their first-team squad, with a first-time pass releasing Jadon Sancho on the break, from which the winger's powerful finish put the result beyond doubt.

Minutes after a raft of changes for both sides Joel Ward headed in a consolation for the Eagles, but those substitutions killed the momentum of both sides and Will Fish's clumsy red card late on was the only moment of note for either in the closing stages.

What's next for Man Utd?
Manchester United next travel to Perth to face Aston Villa on July 23; kick-off 10.45am.

The Crystal Palace players who have remained in England will face Gillingham at Priestfield later on Tuesday; kick-off 7pm, before those in Australia face Leeds United on Friday; kick-off at 11.05am.

Man Utd XI: De Gea, Lindelof, Maguire, Fred, Martial, Bruno Fernandes, Dalot, Rashford, Sancho, McTominay, T. Malacia

Subs: Heaton, Alex Telles, Shaw, Bailly, Van de Beek, Wan-Bissaka, Chong, F. Pellistri, Kovar, H. Mejbri, Laird, A. Elanga, W. Fish, Alejandro Garnacho, Amad Diallo Traore, Z. Iqbal, C. Savage

Crystal Palace XI: Ward, Clyne, Milivojevic, Jordan Ayew, J. Butland, Andersen, J. Mateta, M. Ebiowei, T. Mitchell, K. Phillips, Jesuran Rak-Sakyi

Subs: Guaita, R. Matthews, O. Édouard, Scott Banks, J. Raymond, R. Street, J. O´Brien, M. Boateng, V. Akinwale, Cardo Siddik, D. Quick, Tayo Adaramola, K. Rodney, D. Ozoh, A. Ola-Adebomi
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