Romelu Lukaku & Manchester United

The stats behind Romelu Lukaku’s amazing start at Manchester United

Some of the impressive statistics surrounding Romelu Lukaku’s brillitant start to life at Manchester United have been revealed today, following the striker’s goal versus Crystal Palace.

PL Clash

The Red Devils went head-to-head with Roy Hodgson’s struggling Eagles at Old Trafford this afternoon, with Jose Mourinho’s men emerging with a comfortable 4-0 win.

United came into proceedings having won 7 of their 8 fixtures across all competitions so far this season, while Palace were yet to earn a point or even score a goal in the Premier League.

Straightforward affair

United took the lead with just 3 minutes on the clock, after Marcus Rashford’s brilliant run and cross was expertly swept home by Juan Mata from the edge of the box.

A Marouane Fellaini double either side of half-time followed, before Romelu Lukaku put the icing on the cake with 5 minutes to go.

The Belgian’s strike marked yet another goal in a scintillating start to life at Old Trafford following his summer switch from Everton, with some of the best statistics surrounding his form with the Red Devils outlined below:

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An impressive team stat:

Not all at United, but an incredible record nonetheless:

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