The presence of Cristiano Ronaldo in each game of Manchester United He is always outstanding, although in the visit to Norwich he was not only the protagonist for scoring, but also for failing. The Portuguese had put the 1-0 partial penalty, but wasted the opportunity to consummate his double a few minutes later.
Everything happened over 85 minutes, in a well-executed counterattack. On the right wing, Max Aarons was enabled to lead the ‘Canarios’ attack and tried to hook Alex Telles, who was not fooled and stole the ball. Marcus Rashford stayed with the rebound, still in the field of the ‘Red Devils’, and accelerated immediately.
The English winger took off at full speed and only took a few seconds to break into the Norwich City area, surpassing the mark of Jacob Sorensen. In parallel, Cristiano Ronaldo He positioned himself completely alone in front of the goal defended by Tim Krul, waiting for the assistance to be able to inflate the nets.
Rashford understood the plan and looked for ‘CR7’ with a low pass, but the outcome was not as expected: the scorer defined first with his left leg and sent it over the crossbar. No Manchester United player could believe what had happened.
The Portuguese expressed his regret with some gestures, since it was the great opportunity to finish the match and also so that he can increase his scoring statistics. To the peace of mind of the footballer, the error had no major relevance in the final result.
After the triumph, Manchester United consolidates in fifth position in the Premier League, now with 27 points, while Norwich City will remain in the last box with 10 units (position N ° 20). On the other hand, Cristiano Ronaldo reaches seven annotations so far in the English league.
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