Romelu Lukaku scored a trademark goal for Everton against Burnley on Saturday – exactly like he’d said he loves doing.
Lukaku took part in a finishing session with Jamie Carragher on Sky Sports in February in which he demonstrated how he likes to pin down and then roll a defender before scoring.
The Belgian said there’s “rarely a centre-back in the league” that can stop him from doing it – and Burnley’s Michael Keane certainly couldn’t at Goodison Park as Lukaku spun away from him to score the Toffees’ third in a 3-1 win.
The video below shows Lukaku talk through his technique with Carragher before capturing him putting practice into action against the Clarets.
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— SomeEvertonFan (@SomeEvertonFan) April 15, 2017
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Lukaku’s goal was his 24th of the season in the Premier League, keeping him four clear of Harry Kane in the race to win this season’s Golden Boot.
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