Manchester United fought until the end to narrowly beat Southampton at Old Trafford on Saturday, with Romelu Lukaku bagging a brace after Andreas Pereira netted his first Premier League goal in sumptuous style.

The home side instantly began to dictate the game, but Yan Valery’s incredible long-range effort steamed past David De Gea, giving the away side a shock lead.

But United came out with all guns blazing in the second half, as Pereira matched Valery’s stunner with one of his own, which was then shortly followed by Lukaku’s first of the afternoon, making it 2-1.

It looked like the Red Devils could have gone on and netted more, but a fabulous free-kick from the inform James Ward-Prowse brought the game to 2-2.

However, United, as they have proven under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, simply never quit and Lukaku curled in a wonderful effort from outside the box and Old Trafford erupted,

The crowd were slightly subdued when Paul Pogba missed a penalty minutes later, but United, by this point had already stolen all three points from the Saints.

The late victory for Solksjaer’s men puts them back in fourth place thanks to the draw in the north London derby, whilst it also means the Norwegian has won all but one of his 12 Premier League games in charge of United.

Here are our four findings from this thrilling encounter.