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Lukaku scores against former club as Man United thrash Everton

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Belgian forward, Romelu Lukaku scored against his former club as Manchester United thrashed Everton 4-0 in a Premier League encounter at Old Trafford on Sunday.

The win means the Red Devils maintained their unbeaten start to the new campaign thanks to goals from Antonio Valencia, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Anthony Martial and Lukaku.

Everton are on four points after five games and are now into the bottom three on the log.

The Toffees have endured a dire start to the season and have not scored a goal in any of four successive defeats in all competitions, as they fell 3-0 at Atlanta in their Europa League group opener last Thursday..

Speaking after the game, Everton manager Ronald Koemanon said his team’s display was better than their last game despite the defeat.

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“We made a big mistake at 1-0 and after that it was over. From what I saw today from the team it made me happy. More happy than Thursday.”

Lukaku, playing against his former club for the first time, said: “We could have scored more in the first half. We weren’t clinical enough.

“Everton created problems in midfield and the manager gave us tips at halftime of how to sort it.

“In the second half, Everton had a lot of control but quality was the difference in the end.”

On scoring and celebrating against his former club, Lukaku added, “I mean, it’s another goal and I’m happy with the win. It’s just a bit of banter, after the free-kick I missed.”

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