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Lukaku’s double helps Man United edge pasts Southampton at Old Trafford

Romelu Lukaku celebrating after goal against Southampton

Manchester, England – Romelu Lukaku scored twice including the late winner as Manchester United defeated Southampton in the close encounter game played at the Old Trafford.

Manchester United 3-2 Southampton

Game Summary:

First Half:

  • 26′ Yan Valery (Southampton) scored the opening goal with a right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner assisted by Charlie Austin.
  • 39′ Ryan Bertrand (Southampton) received the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45’+4′ First Half Ends Manchester United 0 Southampton 1

Second Half:

  • 53′ Andreas Pereira (Manchester United) levelled the game at 1-1 with a right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner assisted by Diogo Dalot.
  • 59′ Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United) puts the hosts ahead with a right footed shot from the left side of the box to the bottom right corner assisted by Andreas Pereira.
  • 75′ James Ward-Prowse (Southampton) levelled the game at 2-2 with a free kick with a right footed shot to the top left corner.
  • 88′ Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United) scored the go-ahead goal with a right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner.
  • 89′ Romelu Lukaku (Manchester United) received the yellow card for excessive celebration.
  • 90’+4′ Paul Pogba (Manchester United) missed the penalty with a right footed shot saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 90’+6′ Paul Pogba (Manchester United) received the yellow card.
  • 90’+7′ Second Half Ends.

Statistics:

Manchester UnitedSouthampton
64%Possession36%
16 (6)Shots (on target)9 (3)
7Fouls10
2Yellow Cards1
0Red Cards0
2Offsides0
9Corner Kicks7
1Saves3

Lineups:

Manchester United: David De Gea (GK), Victor Lindelöf, Chris Smalling, Luke Shaw, Ashley Young, Romelu Lukaku, Scott McTominay, Alexis Sánchez, Paul Pogba, Andreas Pereira, Marcus Rashford

Southampton: Angus Gunn (GK), Maya Yoshida, Jannik Vestergaard, Jan Bednarek, Pierre-Emile Højbjerg, James Ward-Prowse, Oriol Romeu, Ryan Bertrand, Yann Valery, Charlie Austin, Nathan Redmond

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