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Southampton vs Manchester United Live Score and Commentary, Premier League 2017-18 SOU vs MUN

Southampton 0-1 Man United (Lukaku 20')
Updated: 23 September 2017 21:26 IST - Published: 23 September 2017 20:00 IST
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PEEP! PEEP! PEEEEEEEEEEP!

And that's that. United squeeze through by the skin of their teeth - Southampton threw everything they had at the United goal, but a combination of poor finishing (HOW DID ROMEU MISS THAT CHANCE) and some hardy backs-to-the-wall defending meant that Lukaku's first half-goal was the decisive one. 

Many thanks for reading! Anirudh Menon signing out...

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95' OH MY! WHAT A FRENETIC FINALE! THE BALL PINBALLS AROUND UNITED's BOX BUT FELLAINI ACROBATICALLY KICKS IT CLEAR...
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94' The ref walks toward the fourth ref for a discussion with the fourth ref and Mourinho gets sent off! WHAT!

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93' Herrera punts it forward but Lukaku is brushed off the ball rather surprisingly by Hoedt... Southampton counter at pace and it's yet another corner. 
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92' Rashford is taken off for Blind as Jose Mourinho pulls down the shutters rather comprehensively - that's a six-man defence now. 
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91' Head tennis klaxon! Tadic - Austin - Smalling exchange headers but Fellaini does well to win yet another freekick,
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90' FOUR MINUTES OF ADDED ON TIME! 
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89' What a fantastic ball in from James Ward-Prowse and an equally brilliant header out from Jones! Smalling, though, smashed into him and the hurt Englishman takes the opportunity to ease the sting out of the game. 
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88' Tadic does ever so well to irritate the living daylights out of Matic and Herrera and he forces the Serb to bundle it over - yellow for the ex-Chelsea man.  
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87' United haven't touched the ball with any measure of seriousness this half... Saints step up the pressure but Lemina's ball out to Ward-Prowse is loose. 
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86' Southampton step forward with calm confidence... they have been superb this half and much, much the superior side. 
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84' Ward-Prowse sends in a ball that's simply too deep for anyone but United just can't get away from their own area... Jones goes down comically under pressure from Redmond -  as he intercepts a pass to the Saints man, and he wins a freekick that brings a great deal of relief to the men in black
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82' Charlie Austin is on for Shane Long and James Ward-Prowse is on for Cedric Soares.... the home side can sense a point, and even three, here. 
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81' Once again Fellaini does simply superbly to intercept and clear the ball to Lukaku who runs at four Saints defenders - and ignores Fellaini's great run on the outside... he gets dispossessed and Lukaku gives away a cheap foul. Earns himself a yellow, too
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80' More concentrated Southampton pressure sees United's defence creak - but an aimless punt forward from Hoedt puts an end to that. 
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79' OH HERRERA! OH HERRERA! Lukaku does simply superbly to skip past two Saints defenders before laying the ball off to Herrera who's as free as a wild bird inside the Saints box.... from there, he pulls off a horrible shank of a finish that flies high and wide
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78' OH MY LORD! ORIEL ROMEU!!!! SHANE LONG!!! The Spaniard rips past Herrera and sends a pass/shot at the far corner where inexplicably doesn't make an attempt to get to it!
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77' OH! LUKAKU does superbly to hold off Hoedt and turn him before attempting a ball into the box that is just beyond Fellaini!
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76' Southampton are hogging the ball like they are Barcelona at the Camp Nou toying with Cultural Leonesa; untill Fellaini does ever so well to win a freekick off Tadic. 
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75' Mourinho is running a touch scared here and he wants to bolster that backline... Chris "Mike" Smalling is sent on for Henrikh Mkhitaryan. 
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74' Tadic tries to send one deep into the box where the new man is waiting but the ball sails over the Italian's head and into De Gea's arms. 
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72' Cedric sends the ball into the box twice - but the second time De Gea plucks it out of thin air. United simply can't get the ball at their feet! Southampton goes for the kill as Pellegrino throws on Gabbiadini for Davis
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72' OH MY! OH MY! SOUTHAMPTON ARE REALLY PUTTING THE SQUEEZE ON! Tadic receives the ball in the box but is crowded out just as he gets ready to pull the trigger. 
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71' Fellaini does ever so well to hold on to the ball in the Southampton half as he relieves pressure on his defence... but then he ends up giving away a foul after pressure from Romeu. 
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70' OUCH! Valencia comes screaming in, slips, and crashes into Davis. Yellow for the United captain and a world of pain for his Saints counterpart.