By 90Min
November 12, 2017

Romelu Lukaku did not take Manchester United's huge loss to Chelsea well, after the Red Devils lost to the defending champions last Sunday 1-0, with the Belgian striker apparently ranting at his teammates in the dressing room after the game.

United struggled to create chances for their big summer signing and he wasn't able to get a single touch of the ball in the Chelsea box. Lukaku has now gone seven games without a goal in all competitions for Jose Mourinho’s side. 

According to reports in The Sun, an angry Lukaku vented his frustration in the dressing room in the immediate aftermath of the loss at Stamford Bridge.

In some respects this game was being billed as the battle of the strikers, Lukaku and Morata had both signed for their respective clubs this summer for big money. Pressure was on them as both had not scored in their previous six games, however, it was Morata who won the day and the game with a bullet header sealing the 1-0 victory, which might explain Lukaku's annoyance.

Lukaku, a former Chelsea player, was Chelsea's first choice to replace Diego Costa, but he rejected the Blues in favour of Manchester United. Criticism of  Lukaku is growing with many wondering if he is a 'big game' player. However, his manager Jose Mourinho defended him after the game. 

"I’m not reading stats, I’m reading the game, . From the bench, it’s a different perspective, not mathematical. 

"I’m happy with his methods, his attitude and his desire. He had a chance with a good shot which the goalkeeper saved. 

"He gave space in the last part of the game, created spaces for [Anthony] Martial and [Marcus] Rashford. I’m happy and I don’t want to look at the stats."

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