Lukaku Scores First United Goal

Romelu Lukaku scored his first Manchester United goal as Jose Mourinho’s side overcame Real Salt Lake 2-1 in a fiery friendly in Utah.

The Belgian, 24, who signed from Everton for £75m, got the winner seven minutes before half-time to add to Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s equaliser after United had fallen behind on 20 minutes.

United then lost Juan Mata to injury and Antonio Valencia to a red card.

Mata limped off following a heavy challenge from Sebastian Saucedo but is expected to be out of action for a week at most.

Valencia was then sent off for a tackle on Saucedo, referee Allen Chapman speaking to Mourinho before belatedly dismissing the Ecuadorian.

United face Manchester City in Houston on Friday night EST(09:30PM).

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