ROMELU LUKAKU will miss a return to his former membership Everton tomorrow after being stretchered off in a colorless 0-0 draw in opposition to Southampton.
Lukaku, who missed a superb probability after solely 4 minutes to place Manchester United in entrance, clashed heads with Southampton’s Wesley Hoedt as they each went for a excessive ball.
He wanted to be handled on the pitch for six minutes earlier than being stretchered off with an oxygen masks on his face.
He was being assessed within the Old Trafford dwelling dressing room earlier than a choice was made on whether or not he wanted to go to hospital
Back out on the pitch United suffered extra festive frustration as they drew their third recreation in a row.
With Chelsea’s win at dwelling to Stoke they’ve now dropped to 3rd place behind the Champions.
The thought of catching leaders Manchester City has lengthy since been forgotten.
They might be 17 factors forward of their neighbours by tomorrow.
The drawback now could be holding forward of the remainder with Chelsea and Liverpool now threatening their standing within the high three.
After conceding to an damage time purpose at Leicester after which having to rely on an damage time purpose to get a draw at dwelling to Burnley this was an opportunity to get again to profitable methods.
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They had the most effective of the alternatives however may additionally simply have misplaced as David De Gea made an unbelievable cease with an outstretched boot to deflect his shot over the bar simply after the break.
The predominant drawback was within the supply with Henrikh Mkihitaryan significantly wayward together with his crossing when possibilities on the break opened up.
United have been additionally livid at being denied a penalty on 33 minutes when Maya Yoshida appeared to deal with the ball as Jesse LIngard tried to flick it previous him.
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