Cristiano Ronaldo hits twice on return: Red Devils defeat Newcastle
- Title : Cristiano Ronaldo hits twice on return: Red Devils defeat Newcastle
When Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his old place of work, Manchester United deservedly won 4-1. CR7 gave the home side the lead twice before Bruno Fernandes and Lingard increased the ranks worth seeing.
On matchday four, exactly what the Manchester United fans could not have imagined in their wildest dreams until the end of August happened. Cristiano Ronaldo was in the starting XI of the Red Devils. In addition, the newcomers Sancho and Varane also started.
After all previous opportunities had remained unused, Cristiano Ronaldo was then on the spot: After a flat Greenwood long-range shot, the Portuguese netted the rebound completely free to make it 1-0. In the Theater of Dreams all dams broke before the break whistle (45th + 2).
After the break, Javi Manquillo was able to make a counterattack to 1: 1 (56th). The advancing right-back converted ice cold into the left corner in a one-on-one in front of De Gea. A short time later, it was CR7 again who gave the Red Devils a 2-1 lead (62nd). After a through ball from Shaw, Cristiano Ronaldo converted from the left in the penalty area through the goalkeeper's legs.
A few minutes later, De Gea saved with a brilliant parade after Joelinton's graduation (68th). In the 80th minute of the game, it was Bruno Fernandes who made it 3-1 with his 30-meter hit in the left corner (80th). played a one-two with Van den Beek and staged Lingard at the penalty spot, who turned into the right corner and set the end point (90 + 2). A deserved and special home win for Manchester United on the memorable return of Cristiano Ronaldo.