Rasmus Hojlund breaks Cristiano Ronaldo’s record as he becomes the youngest Manchester United player to score and assist in consecutive Premier League games
- Rasmus Hojlund broke a record set by Cristiano Ronaldo
- Hojlund scored and assisted as United managed to overcome Wolves
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Rasmus Hojlund broke a record set by Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United overcame Wolves with a 4-3 win.
Hojlund provided the assist for Marcus Rashford’s early goal at Molineux before getting on the scoresheet himself.
In United’s previous Premier League game, a 2-2 draw at home to Tottenham, Hojlund also scored and set up a goal.
As reported by TNT SportsHojlund, 20, is now the youngest United player to score and assist in back-to-back Premier League games.
The record was previously held by Ronaldo, who achieved the feat as a 21-year-old in 2007.
Rasmus Hojlund broke a record set by Cristiano Ronaldo as Manchester United beat Wolves
Hojlund scored and assisted in consecutive Premier League games at a younger age than Ronaldo did in 2007.
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In early 2007, Ronaldo scored and assisted in consecutive Premier League games against Watford and Tottenham.
Since joining United last summer, Hojlund has scored nine goals in 27 games, while providing two assists.
United are in seventh place in the Premier League after their victory against Wolves.
In a highly eventful encounter, Erik ten Hag’s side built a two-goal lead through Rashford and Hojlund.
Wolves got a goal back thanks to a penalty from Pablo Sarabia, with Scott McTominay then restoring United’s two-goal advantage.
In a dramatic finish to the game, Wolves drew level after goals from Max Kilman and Pedro Neto, but Kobbie Mainoo struck in the seventh minute of stoppage time to secure all three points for United.
United are back in action on Sunday when they host West Ham.
Hojlund celebrates with match-winner Kobbie Mainoo after United beat Wolves