Cristiano Ronaldo has broken his long silence after Manchester United defeated Arsenal 3-1 to end the Gunners’ unbeaten record, MySportDab reports.
Ronaldo took to his Instagram page to congratulate the team and urge for more impressive performance in subsequent matches.
In a captivating and optimistic post, Ronaldo wrote, ‘ Well done lads and a special thank you to our supporters. Let’s go, Devils!’
Manchester United pulled a steaming and impressive performance to humble a hard-fight Mikel Arteta side who had been unbeaten in all their five Premier League matches.
Arsenal has remained unbeaten in the preseason, having won all their marches convincingly, including all their five Premier League matches.
Arteta went into this game head high with a resurgent Arsenal squad but was forced to play second fiddle to an in-form and emerging Man United team.
The Red Devils took the lead as £85m signing Antony slotted home a right-footed shot beating Aaron Ramsdale after receiving a perfect assist from Rashford.
The Gunners went into the break trailing their host by a lone goal after Martinelli’s goal was disallowed after a VAR check on a foul by Odegaard on Christian Eriksen.
Gunners came into the second with a more spirited performance. Odegaard had intended to locate Jesus in the United box, but Martinez cleared into Saka’s path, who struck the Gunners an equalizer.
Two quick goals by Rashford restored and consolidated Ma United’s lead with a convincing 3-1 win.
Ronaldo came off the bench to feature for the Red Devis amidst uncertainties surrounding his future on the club.
The five times balloon d’Or winner’s comment after the win is positive despite struggling to break into Erik Ten Hag’s first team.