Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has asked his Manchester United teammates to focus on the team’s next match against Atletico Madrid in the Champions League. The team has been waiting for the Major title for five years. On Sunday, the team defeated Leeds 4-2.
Ronaldo returned to play a Premier League match against Leeds after 18 years and 125 days. This is the longest hiatus against a single club in the history of the competition. Earlier, he played a match against Leeds on 18 October 2003.
United in fourth place:
Harry Macquarie (34th minute), Bruno Fernandez (45+5), Fred (70) and Anthony Elanga (88) scored in the match for Manchester United. United took a 2-0 lead but Leeds then leveled with Rodrigo (53rd) and Rafina (54th) scoring two goals in two minutes.
This result moved United to fourth place in the Premier League. They are four points ahead of fifth-placed West Ham. Harry Macquarie scored from a corner in the 34th minute. In the Premier League, Manchester United were able to score through a corner after 389 days.
Elanga injured by spectator attack:
In the match, someone from among the spectators hit 19-year-old Manchester United player Anthony Elanga by throwing something. which hit his head. All the players were shocked by this. The Football Association (FA) is investigating the matter. Police have made nine arrests in the case. During the match, 70 such spectators also entered the stadium who did not even have tickets.
Cristiano Ronaldo said – For us it was an important victory in the Premier League. Our focus is on the Champions League for which we are going to Madrid. Back on track, we are together. Ronaldo won the Champions League for the first time in 2008 while playing for Manchester United.