Lukaku poked house for his 13th purpose of the season ultimate night time as Manchester United reached the ultimate 16 of the Champions League after a 2-1 win at house to CSKA Moscow.
The Belgian striker were given off to a flying get started after becoming a member of United in a £75million deal from Everton in the summertime.
Seven objectives in his first seven Premier League video games used to be proof of his efficiency.
But after going via a barren spell in fresh months, United enthusiasts had been fast to criticise the 24-year-old.
McCoist used to be prolific throughout his days at Rangers, netting 251 instances in 416 appearances.
And the Scot reckons Lukaku is a unique form of striker and isn’t a herbal goalscorer.
When requested how Lukaku compares to the likes of Harry Kane and previous Liverpool megastar Michael Owen, McCoist advised BBC Radio five are living: “I take your level and I believe it 100 in keeping with cent.
“I believe those you’ve discussed in particular Lineker and Owen, certainly Harry Kane at Tottenham, they’re utterly herbal goalscorer.
“Whereas I believe Lukaku to be honest to him has were given the power and possible to attain objectives that the opposite 3 perhaps can’t ranking.”
McCoist thinks Lukaku’s all-round talent makes him stand out in comparison to one of the most Premier League’s best marksmen.
He added: “But I believe in the event you’re speaking about actual herbal purpose scoring intuition and talent to complete and put the ball behind the web, those 3 that you just discussed are other.
“It takes you recognize other strengths and weaknesses to play up entrance and as I say if you need someone prematurely who’s an actual powerhouse once more someplace like at the Emirates Stadium to stand up the park to carry as much as provide you with defenders and midfield a relaxation, win you a throw in close to the opposition purpose, win you a free-kick, Lukaku is basically highest for that.”
United go back to Premier League tasks at house to Manchester City on Sunday (four.30pm).