The star Belgian centre forward Romelu Lukaku came back in the starting lineup of the Red Devils against Crystal Palace as most of their first team players were injured ahead of this match. Romelu Lukaku’s brace was enough for Manchester United to secure a win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
The result of the match was very much important for Manchester United as they stayed within the gap of 2 points with the Gunners who are situated at the fourth position at this moment. Alexis Sanchez started at the left wing and Diogo Dalot started at the other wing for the Red Devils in this match. Marcus Rashford was in the bench for the away side. The likes of Anthony Martial and Jesse Lingard were not in the squad of Manchester United as both of them were injured.
Romelu Lukaku scored the first goal of the match at the 33rd minute. The other goal was scored by the Belgian centre forward at the 52nd minute of the match. Joel Ward pulled one goal back for the home side. However, the goal of Ashley Young sealed the win in favour of the Red Devils. The match ended with a 3-1 scoreline in favour of Manchester United.