With the rain bucketing down
in the north-west neither side was able to dictate the tempo in an even contest, and it seemed the spoils would be shared when Lukaku's header came back off a post.
"They go out and it is blowing a gale and bucketing down
. They are coming in to a different culture, different pitches.
IT may have been bucketing down
but that didn't stop thousands of fund-raisers donning their running shoes for the Sunderland City Half Marathon and 10k runs.
Sheena Walton, trainer of Dystonia's Revenge He didn't like the soft going at Newcastle last time and will appreciate good ground, but we're only an hour from the track and it's bucketing down
as we speak.
"We had planned a picnic but we were covered in mud and it was bucketing down
with rain, so we all just went home," said Sophie.
I also remember a 1-0 victory when it was bucketing down
,the ball would hardly move along the waterlogged pitch, and Scott Sellars, through the raindrops falling from his curtains to his eyes, curled a lovely left foot free kick in off the post.
Daily Post photographer Hadyn Iball and myself got out of the car by Dyfi Bridge with the rain bucketing down
and the river swollen.
Because, when it's bucketing down
in rain-lashed, tropical climes, all Jodie Kidd wants to do is recline on a white horse, naked.
"We are right in the middle of this now, I can hear it bucketing down
on the roof as we speak," he said.
The retired legal secretary said: "A week ago I was off visiting my daughter and although it was bucketing down
I never thought this would happen.
As we got ready to walk to the car, I turned to my neighbour, and uttered the immortal words "We've been so lucky the rain has stayed away." As I finished my sentence, the heavens opened and the rain came bucketing down
. How I managed to get myself and Beryl to the car in one piece, I'll never know.
But what to do when it is bucketing down
In fact not only was it bucketing down
but gale force winds blew their way in to the occasion, too.
And to add to the woes of the fans, it was bucketing down
At the end of the bike, with the rain bucketing down
, the group had a lead of a minute and 13 seconds, and it was no surprise to see Alistair Brownlee race off into the lead, from where he was never likely to be caught.