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Lukaku scores first Man United goal in friendly



Lukaku scores first Man United goal in friendly

Recently signed Romelu Lukaku scored his first goal for Manchester United as the Premier League side overcame Real Salt Lake 2-1 in a friendly in Utah.

The 24-year-old Belgian, who signed from Everton for £75m, got the winner in the 38th minute of the game to add to Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s equaliser after United had fallen behind on 20 minutes.

“[Lukaku’s goal] is nice for him but not important for me,” said Mourinho.

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“I told him I love what he does. He assists, he moves. He holds the ball well. I like everything he does.”

During the game, Juan Mata limped off following a heavy challenge from Sebastian Saucedo and Antonio Valencia was sent.

The Red Devils will face city rivals Manchester City in Houston on Friday.


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