PHOTOS: Marouane Fellaini scores for Manchester United


Earlier this evening, maligned midfielder Marouane Fellaini scored an unlikely equaliser against West Bromwich Albion.

Marouane Fellaini made an instant impact for Manchester United earlier this evening, Monday.

The Red Devils were trailing by a goal to nil against West Bromwich Albion at the Hawthorns after Stephane Sessegnon netted in the eighth minute for the Baggies.

Making an adjustment at half-time, Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal replaced Ander Herrera with Fellaini - and the Belgium international, who has been subjected to intense criticism since transferring from Everton last summer, scored after just two minutes and 48 seconds.

Fellaini's goal was a rocket of a shot and the speed of his goal ensured he is the second fastest substitute this season to have gotten himself on the score-sheet - with Sergio Aguero of Manchester City requiring just 23 seconds to do the same earlier in the season, against Liverpool.

Fellaini had returned 25 league goals from 141 appearances for Everton in his Premier League career prior to his United move, but failed to score for the club in his first season at Old Trafford.

He may not have had the opportunity to do so, though, had it not been for the assist work from Angel di Maria - who returned his fourth assist of the season since his £59.7 million move from Real Madrid.

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