Lukaku and Smalling strike as Manchester United end Watford’s streak

There may be something in the notion that José Mourinho is obsessed with the notion that everyone is obsessed with him but the Manchester United manager can wake up on Sunday morning feeling the surge of happiness that comes from three points. A narrow victory over Watford was coloured with a blush of pink relief.

United sparkled for long enough to give themselves a two-goal leg up but ended up clinging on to a win over opponents whose qualities showed their flying start to the season has been no fluke. Goals from Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling tilted a vehemently contested match.

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