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Lukaku double seals Man Utd win at Burnley; Spurs fall at Watford

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Belgian forward, Romelu Lukaku grabbed a brace to help Manchester United win 2-0 against Burnley in a Premier League encounter on Sunday.

The Jose Mourinho side were coming from back to back defeats in the league, but were disciplined enough to avoid a third loss in a row.

United ended the game with ten men as Marcos Rashford was shown a red card, and Paul Pogba also missed a penalty.

“That was really big. In the last game we started well but didn’t take our chances. This time we did,” Lukaku said after the game.

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“We knew we had to grind out the result in the second half. We have character and we need to be more like that.

“The last game against Tottenham – we were disappointed. Today we did score and we have to keep winning to try and catch the teams above us.

“Now we go into the international break and can switch off a bit. The manager has time to analyse our performances for the rest of the games in September.”

In another league encounter played concurrently, Watford came from behind to beat Tottenham 2-1 to maintain their winning start to the season.

Goals by Craig Cathcart and captain Troy Deeney were enough to give Watford all three points despite midfielder Abdoulaye Doucoure’s own goal that put Spurs ahead.

 

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