- Armstrong puts Saints up
- Cedric scores beautiful free kick (video)
- Lukaku, Herrera level it by halftime
Marcus Rashford set up a pair of goals to answer an early Southampton flurry, as Manchester United drew Saints 2-2 at St. Mary’s on Saturday.
Cedric Soares and Stuart Armstrong scored for Southampton, who are a point back of 17th place Huddersfield Town.
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And outstanding free kick put United in real danger, as Cedric Soares dipped a vicious effort over the wall and inside the near post. De Gea was flailing at the effort, and Saints had a 2-0 lead.
Lukaku scored his first goal since mid-September when he burst onto a deft Rashford touch pass to make it 2-1 in the 34th.
And Rashford set up Herrera for a gorgeous back leg finish with a powerful run into the right side of the box.
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981 – Romelu Lukaku’s strike vs Southampton has ended a run of 12 games and 981 minutes without a goal for Manchester United in all competitions since netting against Watford in September. Relief.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 1, 2018
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Shaw drilled a shot wide of the far post off a 61st minute corner kick as United began to reassert its control of the match.
Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg took a long shot that De Gea dove to save in the 75th, a up part of a down half to that point.
Saints had another go from distance via Mario Lemina, with De Gea tipping it over the frame.