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Man Utd 0-0 Southampton: Saints Hold Red Devils to Draw as Romelu Lukaku Suffers Nasty Head Injury

Manchester United drew Zero-Zero with Southampton at Previous Trafford on Saturday night, with striker Romelu Lukaku being stretchered off early on with a suspected concussion.

The house aspect dominated nearly all of the match, nevertheless they didn’t take their possibilities whereas Mauricio Pellegrino’s Saints defended resolutely all recreation and in the long run deserved their level. 

Manchester United v Southampton - Premier League

United started the higher of the 2 sides, and within the third minute they created their first actual likelihood of the sport when Juan Mata managed the ball brilliantly after a improbable ball from Paul Pogba. The Spaniard then crossed the ball in, just for Lukaku to go huge from shut vary. 

The house aspect continued to push on, nevertheless within the eighth minute they had been dealt a large blow when Lukaku was stretchered off with an oxygen masks round his mouth after a conflict of heads with Wesley Hoedt. The Belgian striker, who had not missed a minute of Premier League soccer for United this season, was changed by Marcus Rashford.  

Regardless of the damage, the house aspect remained within the ascendancy, and within the 43rd minute they practically broke the impasse. 

France star Pogba produced an impressive 50-yard move to Henrikh Mkhitaryan from which the Armenian, making his first begin because the November fifth, whipped the ball in in direction of Jesse Lingard – the Englishman glancing his header simply previous the submit.

It was the Saints who got here out the faster of the 2 groups within the second half, and so they practically took a shock lead within the 49th minute.

Manchester United v Southampton - Premier League

James Ward-Prowse crossed the ball in low after some good build-up play, and Shane Lengthy obtained in entrance of Nemanja Matic to hit the ball low and onerous from twelve yards out, solely to see David de Gea flick the ball over the bar utilizing his foot. 

The house aspect pushed on after this, and within the 80th minute that they had the ball behind the online, just for the purpose to be dominated out for offside. Ashley Younger whipped the ball in from a free-kick simply out the field, and after a scramble Matic toed the ball in direction of purpose and Pogba tapped residence, solely to look as much as see the linesman’s flag. 

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