MARCUS RASHFORD confirmed he OVERSLEPT for a team meeting which resulted in him being dropped for Manchester United's trip to Wolves.
The 25-year-old's omission from the starting line-up at Molineux raised eyebrows before kick-off.
Manager Erik ten Hag said Rashford dropping to the substitutes bench was for disciplinary reasons.
In-form Rashford's disciplinary lasted just 45 minutes, though.
He was brought on before the start of the second half for teenage sensation Alejandro Garnacho.
And the Red Devils star scored the winner, after playing a clever one-two with Bruno Fernandes.
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Rashford thought he had a brace late on, but it was ruled out for a handball.
After the game, Rashford revealed the reason behind being dropped.
The goal scorer overslept and was late for a team meeting, and despite being "disappointed" by Ten Hag's decision, Rashford insists he is no exception to "team rules".
He explained to BT Sport: "Team rules, it is a mistake that can happen.
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