Football: Lukaku rises to the occasion to sink Chelsea

Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku (centre) celebrates scoring the equaliser during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea.
Manchester United’s Romelu Lukaku (centre) celebrates scoring the equaliser during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea.PHOTO: EPA-EFE
Manchester United substitute Jesse Lingard flings himself at a Romelu Lukaku cross to head in the winner in the 75th minute.
Manchester United substitute Jesse Lingard flings himself at a Romelu Lukaku cross to head in the winner in the 75th minute.PHOTO: REUTERS

Much-maligned striker scores equaliser and sets up Lingard's winner in a crucial win for United

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 26, 2018, with the headline 'Lukaku rises to the occasion'. Print Edition | Subscribe