Manchester United secured a 5-1 win against Halifax in a behind-closed-doors friendly match today, MySportDab reports.
Cristiano Ronaldo played yet again in the match after being involved in the game against Brighton at Old Trafford.
Ronaldo did not make the Starting XI for United’s season opener, but came on in the second half.
United improved with Ronaldo on the pitch but still lost the match 2-1, another bad start to the new season.
However, Manchester United played another behind-closed-doors friendly match today against non-league club Halifax.
According to The Daily Mail, Ronaldo started in the friendly match for the Red Devils and performed well.
Cristiano Ronaldo started for #mufc in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Halifax at Carrington today. United won 5-1 #mulive [@MailSport]
— utdreport (@utdreport) August 8, 2022
The match today was played at Manchester United’s Carrington training HQ.
Ronaldo started and scored as United won the game 5-1.
Also, the likes of Eric Bailly, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Anthony Elanga and Alejandro Garnacho played in the friendly game.
When asked about Ronaldo’s impact against Brighton, manager Erik Ten Hag said: ‘I became obvious that in the second half, we played more with Eriksen and Ronaldo on the pitch.
‘Then we created some good chances whic Rashford missed. It’s a pity we didn’t make it 2-2.
‘You can not force Ronaldo’s fitness. He has only had one week of training so he’s gradually getting there.’