Man Utd 2-1 Chelsea: Devils come from behind to stun Blues - FCNaija
EPL By: Linus Onyeze | 25/02/2018
Romelu Lukaku scored for the first time in a game involving Chelsea as Manchester United came from behind to win 2-1 in a keenly contested Premier League game at Old Trafford on Sunday.Willian gave Chelsea the lead, but it lasted only seven minutes before Lukaku leveled. Jesse Lingard then came off the bench in the second half to score what proved to be the winner as Jose Mourinho got the better of rival Antonio Conte.There was always going to be an after-story to this game, but it wouldn’t come until much later in the first half. However, before then, and as expected, it must be said, Chelsea started on the front foot and it didn’t take them long before they registered their first effort on goal, even if off target.Just four minutes had gone by when a cross-field pass found Marcos Alonso, and the full back wasted no time as he shot a one-time cross across the face of the Manchester United goal, and there it was, when Alvaro Morata hit the ball first-time from point-blank range, but it rattled the crossbar! What an effort that was.The miss notwithstanding, Chelsea continued to dominate and pegged United backwards, but very little was being created by way of scoring opportunities. In fact, the next real opportunity wouldn’t come until twenty eighth minute, when Sanchez darted into the penalty area to latch on to a pass, and he unleashed a low drive towards the middle of the net, but Thibaut Courtois was alert and denied him.