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Cristiano Ronaldo is synonymous with UEFA Champions League, and in the best of senses. The Portuguese had a new magical night this Tuesday when he overtook Manchester United, who ended up beating Villareal (0-2) and qualifying for the round of 16 of the contest.
The most even matches are usually defined by details. And if you open the goal door to CR7, he will take it. At 78 ′, the 0-0 became 0-1. A forced departure compromised the “Yellow Submarine”. Fred pressed and generated a direct rebound towards Cristiano.
“The bug” he settled in, and without seeing the goal -or the goalkeeper-, he gave a subtle touch that washed over Gerónimo Rulli, who was ahead and couldn’t do anything. Definition in seconds.
Jadon Sancho assured the victory at 90 ′. 0-2 final.
The Manchester UnitedFollowing the departure of Ole Gunnar Solskjær and under the technical direction of Michael Carrick, he is still alive in the most important club competition in Europe. Mr. Champions answered the call.