Beyond having dominated during the 90 minutes, Manchester United could not with Everton, and fell 1-0 away at Goodison Park. In this way, the team led by Cristiano Ronaldo remains in seventh place in the Premier League and moves away from the possibility of entering the Champions Leaguesomething that could end up sinking the “Red Devils”. Upon leaving the field of play, the Portuguese star reacted violently against a fan who was filming him,
Despite having been able to tie on several occasions, DT Ralf Rangnick’s team gave a poor image against an Everton that is deep in the table, in the fight to stay in the top flight of English football.
Beyond the result the visitors dominated throughout the matchespecially in the first time. In fact the Everton goalkeeper, Jordan Pickford, He was responsible for keeping the fence clean for the locals, who knew how to arm themselves from the back to the front.
Already in the first half, the goalkeeper was able to make two saves where he denied the goal to marcus ashford on both occasions. Later, while United lost confidence, the “Toffees” took advantage of one of the few attacks they had, and with the ball on the edge of the area, anthony gordon he took a forehand, the ball bounced off Harry Maguire and left the goalkeeper with no chance. So the locals took advantage.
In the second half of the match, the Old Trafford team continued to try, but to no avail. Neither Bruno Fernandes, nor Sancho, nor Pogba, much less Cristiano, could with their attacks on the Everton goal, which, in fact, was closer to completing the second, if it were not for a save by De Gea who managed to keep the minimal difference, so that the misfortune is not even greater. Almost at the end, CR7 took a ball in the small area but, once again, Pickford took the ball out with a tremendous save: the goalkeeper was the Match MVP.
Cristiano Ronaldo’s team, which has not won in three games – added to its elimination from the European Champions League and the FA Cup – is in seventh place with 51 points, the same as West Ham (6th), which will visit on Sunday at Brentford. It is worth remembering that there are only four places for the Champions League, so, For the time being, Manchester United would be left out of Europe’s top tournament this year. Even if he finished in this position, he would not even qualify for the other international competitions next season, the Europa League and the Conference League.
For his part, with this victory, Everton are four points clear of the relegation zone which occupy Burnley (24), Watford (22) and Norwich City (18).
It could be said that this Saturday was not a good day for Cristiano Ronaldo. In addition to leaving Goodison Park empty-handed, he received several blows, which even ended up generating cuts on his legs. An leaving the field, the striker violently retaliated against a fan.
In the video published by the @evertonhub account, you can see how the Portuguese star He reacts aggressively to a fan who was filming him, punching his hand and throwing his cell phone on the floor. After that, the player continued walking with his shin guard in hand. A situation very similar to the one that Argentine striker Jonathan Calleri experienced a week ago
During the game, Ronaldo had already been annoyed on several occasions. The player also The match ended with two cuts at the height of the shin guard, He was bloody from his injuries. Even so, this discomfort, not only because of the dissatisfaction with the result of the match but also because of the discouraging panorama that United are experiencing, does not justify violent action.
Already in the run-up to the game, the “Bug” came from a crossroads on social networks with the former Manchester star, Wayne Rooney, who said that he should change teams once this season is over.