Antonio Conte: 'Premier League Title Race Is 50-50'

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That's just what happened after seven minutes, as Rashford leapt onto Ander Herrera's throughball and scored beyond stand-in goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Speaking ahead of United's Europa League quarter-final against Anderlecht on Thursday, the midfielder has praised Jose Mourinho, claiming his form this season has been down to the Portuguese manager.

The 19-year-old England global played a key role in United's 2-0 win over Premier League leaders Chelsea on Sunday, scoring for the second game running to boost their top-four hopes.

For United the victory puts them back in contention for a top-four finish with them now sitting just four points behind fourth place Manchester City, who they face at Eastlands in 10 days time.

Chelsea suffered their fifth defeat of the season to Mourinho's side, putting them four points clear of Tottenham.

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In addition to Manchester United, Chelsea lost at home to Crystal Palace, a team who has been rescued from potential relegation by Sam Allardyce and has only lost once since mid-February.

"We have felt that kind of performance coming", the versatile 31-year-old said.

The wide man was not enamoured with the prospect of a move to China earlier this season and has since become a handy squad player for Jose Mourinho. We didn't play a good game and United deserved to win.

GARY NEVILLE BELIEVES Antonio Conte's "subdued" demeanour reflected the lack of faith within his Chelsea team as they fell to a 2-0 Manchester United on Sunday. Do I think he can play successfully for me? Yes.

"I wasn't able to transfer the right motivation to play this type of game". They are truly a good team.

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"I can not give up on the Premier League yet - we have to try".

The first is a positive: we are still in a great position and have six games left to play.

"We were tactically very good and the players did an awesome job", Mourinho, who pointed to the United badge as he walked off the pitch, told Sky Sports.

"We have great players and Manchester United have the capacity to sign big players, so I can not sleep. They are feeling the possibility to write the history and it is important to know this", he said.

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