Yet Matic, whose parried shot created the opportunity for Lukaku to find the net, has no worries about his new colleague, citing the confidence boost that came with the goal.
He said: "I was not thinking of signing Matic because I never go for players who I think are an impossible mission to sign".
Matic was one of Manchester United's best players in an otherwise disappointing 2-1 loss to La Liga giants Real Madrid in the Uefa Super Cup.
"I think he's one of these players where there are no question marks in front". He doesn't need time to adapt. He is a fantastic signing for us because I can trust him to perform at a high level. He's not a young guy coming from another country.
Israel welcomes USA delegation for peace talks resumption
President Trump stressed that Palestinians and Israelis need "direct negotiations", the United States official added. According to a senior Israeli official, the delegation is evidently expected to arrive in the last week of August.
"He's a player of, I think, now 29 last week - 29 years old, with five years or so in the Premier League, lots of experience". The importance for me about this player, who is a really good player, a top player, very important for our team, but sometimes you must accept this insane transfer market.
"It wasn't a fantastic year for United or Pogba, but it was successful in the end and that is all that matters", adds Lampard, as he passed judgement on the midfielder United paid £89m to sign from Juventus last summer.
Having patrolled the middle of the park so effectively for the Blues as they clinched the Premier League title in 2016/17, Matic was expected was to provide similar service towards their title defence this season.
He confessed to reporters that he is relishing the pressure to improve in the upcoming Premier League campaign, which kicks off against West Ham on Sunday.
"I don't put any extra pressure on myself because I always give everything, then normally the results are a good effect of that work. I am on fire".
Of the four, possibly five, MPs recently found to hold dual citizenship, only the two Greens senators completely resigned. Holding public office as a dual citizen is not allowed under Australia's constitution.
LeBron James is known around the world as arguably the greatest basketball player of his generation, if not of all time. During the chaos, one person was killed and 35 others injured when a vehicle rammed into a crowd of counter-protesters.
It's time to show America that we will never stop working to end bigotry, especially when it comes out of the White House. Prominent Democrats also used Twitter to comment on the racially charged events and their deadly outcomes.
Finally, Ameriprise Financial Inc. raised its position in shares of Randgold Resources Limited by 15.8% in the first quarter. HSBC Holdings plc reissued a "hold" rating on shares of Randgold Resources Limited in a research report on Friday, July 7th.
Apart from questioning restaurant staff, police was examining the closed-circuit television footage from the restaurant. We are probing if it was an accidental fall or if he was pushed off the terrace. "We are probing all angles.
THE Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe weather warning, with a strong cold front approaching the south west of the state. Residents in Perth and elsewhere have been warned to expect damaging winds later this morning as the front moves up the coast.
I have to try to adapt a new system and to anticipate this situation of playing with nine or 10 men in the next game. Relegation candidates Burnley went on to score three in the opening 45 minutes, two courtesy of striker Sam Vokes.
Six corps ont été découverts pour le moment, mais le bilan pourrait s'alourdir, de nombreuses personnes étant portées disparues. Des milliers de résidences ont été détruites dans ces intempéries qui frappent le pays himalayen depuis trois jours.
The dogfight will take place in the Fondor: Imperial Shipyard map, featuring fighters, bombers, hero ships, and more. Tune in on August 21, 2017, at 9.30am PT / 12.30pm ET / 5.30pm United Kingdom for the new footage.
BidaskClub upgraded Cenovus Energy from a "strong sell" rating to a "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION WARNING: This news story was posted by Sports Perspectives and is the property of of Sports Perspectives.
Unilever PLC (UL) Shares Sold by Grandfield & Dodd LLC
Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. acquired a new position in Unilever NV during the second quarter valued at about $127,000. Zacks Investment Research cut Unilever NV from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 23rd.
Gold jumps on rising US-North Korea tensions
Technology companies led USA stocks slightly higher in afternoon trading Friday, recouping some of the losses from the day before. After a dip of as much as 0.52 percent earlier in the day, Wall Street's three major indexes bounced off intraday lows.
Des œufs contaminés dans le Pas-de-Calais
Le ministre de l'Agriculture a reçu dans les nuit les résultats de l'enquête de l'Anses ( Agence nationale de sécurité sanitaire de l'alimentation) sur les œufs contaminés au fipronil .
Rose is not the only one frustrated at Spurs - Jenas
They have the best defence from the last two seasons as they conceded the least number of goals in both campaigns respectively. He continued: "Right now, Harry Kane is one year away from being worth that, if already not being worth that".