The Purple Devils scored two targets in three minutes within the first half to report back-to-back victories and inflict a primary defeat of the season on Watford.
Lukaku gave United the lead, diverting an Ashley Younger cross residence together with his chest, earlier than Chris Smalling’s spectacular volley made it 2-Zero.
Andre Grey decreased Watford’s deficit with a crisp strike previous David De Gea halfway by the second half however United held on for the victory, regardless of Nemanja Matic’s late pink card.
‘The supervisor mentioned to us we have been enjoying effectively however not nice, he made us humble at half time,’ Lukaku informed BT Sport after the win.
‘We floor the end result out, that’s what we have to do, to catch the groups above us. Credit score to Watford. We have been too sloppy however it’s one other win and now we have to maintain going.
‘We had a number of good runs from Lingard, Sanchez and myself, I scored, Chris [Smalling] scored, we needed to attempt to rating a 3rd however we have been sloppy, now we have to look once more on the photos.’
Watford shot-stopper Ben Foster, in the meantime, mentioned the Hornets had acquired ‘carried away’ after their very good begin to the brand new season.
‘I feel we perhaps acquired carried away with 4 out of 4, considering we’re one thing we’re not,’ he mentioned.
‘However within the second half we performed to our strengths, we regarded like we have been the one facet going to attain as the sport went on. Truthful play to the goalie, producing some world class saves.
‘De Gea is high class. Any younger goalkeeper on the market simply watch him, you’ll be taught loads.’
Manchester United’s victory sees them climb to eighth whereas Watford stay fourth.