The former Sweden captain scored four goals in his first four official matches with United.
It was their first outing since June`s traumatic 2-1 loss to tiny Iceland in France and with Allardyce retaining many of the same players, he conceded it was likely to have been on their minds.
In a statement on Monday Barcelona said tests had confirmed an injury to his left groin and that Messi will "lower the demands of his training sessions in the next few days."
A resurgent Brazil buoyed by the sparkling form of teenager Gabriel Jesus face Colombia on Tuesday as the latest instalment of an increasingly bitter rivalry takes centre stage in South America`s 2018 World Cup qualifying race.
Kosovo became the 210th member of FIFA in May, but the Balkans outfit`s historic match has been marred by questions over who will be allowed to play for the team.
Rooney, 30, started the game in midfield alongside Jordan Henderson in a 4-1-4-1 system.
Mueller failed to score even once during Germany`s run to the Euro 2016 semi-finals, but the 27-year-old rediscovered his best form in Oslo as he increased his international goals tally to 34.
Northern Ireland opened their d qualifying campaign with a goalless draw against Group C rivals the Czech Republic in Prague on Sunday.
Goalkeeper Peter Shilton, capped 125 times, holds the overall record.
The 29-year-old, who was the top scorer in Leicester`s successful Premier League campaign, was widely linked with a potential move to Arsenal ahead of the Euro 2016.
Barcelona claim the move breached their right for first refusal to sign the 19-year-old.
To tone down the euphoria and give it a realistic touch, the Englishman said winning just one game against Puerto Rico wouldn't change India's FIFA rankings.
England`s preparations have been affected by the loss of goalkeeper Fraser Forster who injured his arm in training and the withdrawal of left back Luke Shaw, who had returned to train with Manchester United as England look to manage his workload.
Despite several potential players remaining in "limbo", Kosovo will make history on Monday, playing their first ever competitive match in a World Cup qualifier against Finland.
Title-holders Ivory Coast cleared a header off their goal-line in stoppage time to hang on to a 1-1 draw with Sierra Leone on Saturday to squeeze into the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Relationship with all. When two neighbours fight both homes are effected.