'The most difficult': Marcus Rashford amazed by what Chelsea player did in Iran victory

Marcus Rashford is amazed by the goal from England teammate Raheem Sterling in Monday’s victory against Iran.

Chelsea attacker Sterling, 27, got his World Cup campaign off to a great start on Monday in Qatar.

The Blues winger volleyed in an emphatic goal from inside the box, which was his 20th goal for his country in 80 senior caps.

For England, they thrashed Iran 6-2 to move top of Group B at the World Cup, with attention now firmly on Friday’s showdown against the United States.

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Sterling goal against Iran

Rashford, who came off the bench to score himself in England’s win over Iran, admits Sterling’s strike was one of the best of the match.

When asked his favourite goal from the Iran result, Rashford replied: “I have two favourites. I like [Bukayo] Saka’s first one… And second was maybe the most difficult finish and that was Raz. In the end he went with the outside of his boot and got really good contact and put it right in the corner.”

It’s obvious that Gareth Southgate has so much attacking firepower in the Three Lions squad.

England hit six past Iran without their talisman and main scorer Harry Kane finding the back of the net, which is a fantastic sign moving forward.

Sterling fired in three goals during the Euro 2020 competition, so he’s someone that can deliver on the biggest stage.

In fact, Jamie Redknapp claims the Chelsea speedster looked back to his very best earlier this week.

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Chelsea supporters can only keep their fingers crossed that Sterling returns to Stamford Bridge post-World Cup in magnificent form.

If he can play anywhere near his best, he should be a nailed-on starter in Graham Potter’s side.

The Blues need to take note of what he does so well in England colours and try to help mirror that during the second half of the season with Chelsea.

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A sports journalist who graduated from Staffordshire University in 2016 and is a Chelsea supporter. Loves anything football or cricket related when it comes to England.