Newcastle exposed a major Alexis Sanchez & Romelu Lukaku problem - football




Newcastle exposed a major Alexis Sanchez & Romelu Lukaku problem

Newcastle exposed a major Alexis Sanchez & Romelu Lukaku problem



Newcastle United 1 – Manchester United 0
Man United blew it on Sunday away at Newcastle.
Rafa Benitez?s side picked up an enormous three points thanks to a 1-0 win over the Red Devils.
The hero for the Magpies was midfielder Matt Ritchie. He drilled home a left footed shot after Chris Smalling gave away a free-kick for diving.
The win boosted Newcastle?s hopes of beating the drop as they shot up to 13th in the table.
Man United remain second, however they are 16 points behind champions elect Man City.

5e dfaite de la saison pour @ManUtd @NUFC . Les Magpies sortent de la zone rouge grce ce but de Ritchie #NEWMUN pic.twitter.com/tsR9O0gn2U
— VOOsport (@VOOsport) February 11, 2018

Alexis Sanchez & Romelu Lukaku problem
On Monday in the Times, columnist Tony Cascarino has posted his thoughts on a major problem flagged up for Man United in the Newcastle defeat.
Cascarino believes thatAlexis Sanchez and Romelu Lukaku have yet to prove that they can play together. That’s obviously a major worry for Red Devils supporters.Lukaku cost 75 million pounds, while Sanchez is costing United a huge amount in wages after his move from Arsenal in January.
Cascarino has argued the following:
Manchester United have a fixed point in their striker Romelu Lukaku and are therefore predictable.
I feel for Lukaku as it?s not his fault, but United?s formulaic style does not suit Alexis Snchez.
They have spent all that money but are such a long way from the days of Carlos Tevez, Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney.
If they are to be a success with Snchez I don?t see how Lukaku fits in, particularly for tough away games.
For the record, Sanchez has played four matches for United since joining. The results are two wins and two defeats, while Sanchez has scored once: a rebound after his penalty against Huddersfield was saved.
Also see: How Jena Frumes watched Newcastle vs Man United & cheering up Jesse Lingard.
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