Cristiano Ronaldo’s reaction after Arsenal take lead against Man Utd within three minutes

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Cristiano Ronaldo was unhappy after Manchester United fell behind against Arsenal after just three minutes on Saturday. Nuno Tavares has opened the scoring at the Emirates Stadium, with the defender tapping in from close range. But the Portugal international chose to motivate his team-mates in the aftermath – something he’s not always done this season. 

Manchester United have had a horrendous season.

And things have gone from bad to worse for the Red Devils on Saturday, with Tavares opening the scoring by converting from close range after David De Gea had parried Bukayo Saka’s shot.

At times this season, when United have fallen behind, Ronaldo has berated his team-mates and looked to the heavens in frustration.

But the Portugal international didn’t do that this time around, instead urging fellow United players to compose themselves and try and get level.

Ronaldo has been unleashed from the start for United today for the first time since the heartbreaking death of his young son, who passed away earlier in the week.

And while United have fallen behind, the former Juventus and Real Madrid star has started the game brightly as he looks to steer his team into next season’s Champions League. 

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United have won just one of their last seven matches against Arsenal in recent times.

That was at Old Trafford back in December, with a Ronaldo brace propelling them to all three points.

United last beat Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium in January 2019, shortly after Ole Gunnar Solskjaer took charge.

Alexis Sanchez opened the scoring and Jesse Lingard was also on target in a 3-1 victory away from home.

But United now have plenty of work to do if they’re to stop Arsenal from claiming victory this afternoon, especially after their early goal.


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Even Ronaldo being on the pitch, given what he’s gone through, is a testament to his character.

Rangnick had confirmed returning players on Friday when he faced the media, saying: “Scott McTominay will be back and fit to play.

“He’ll be available for the game tomorrow, the same with Raphael Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo is available again – he’s been training with us now.

“All the others are still injured plus Paul Pogba.”

And Rangnick urged United to improve after their 4-0 defeat to Liverpool on Tuesday night, a game Ronaldo missed.

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