- Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 in a thrilling English Premier League match
- Cristiano Ronaldo scored 2 goals in Thursday’s win against Arsenal
- With the first goal in the match, Ronaldo completed 800 goals in his football career.
Manchester: Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 in a thrilling English Premier League match on the back of a brilliant performance from the charismatic footballer Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo scored two goals in Thursday’s win against in-form Arsenal. With the first goal in this match, Ronaldo completed 800 goals in his football career. With this, the uncrowned king of the record, Ronaldo has become the first footballer in the world to score 800 goals. Ronaldo has scored 686 goals for the club and 115 at international level.
Arsenal took the lead in the match in the 13th minute thanks to a goal from Smith Roe. However, there was a lot of controversy regarding this goal. Manchester goalkeeper David D’Hea was injured on the ground after a collision with fellow player Fred when Roe hit the ball towards the goal post. Bruno Fernandes brought United back into the game with a goal just before half-time. Both the teams were tied 1-1 at half time. In the 52nd minute of the match, Ronaldo scored a brilliant goal to give Manchester the lead in the match. However, this lead of the team did not last long and Martin Odegaard scored in the 54th minute to level the match 2-2. But in the 70th minute of the match, Odegaard fouled Fred, which cost him a penalty. Ronaldo put the penalty comfortably in the nets to put Manchester ahead 3-2 in the match. After which this lead of United remained till the end of the match. With this win, Manchester United’s team has reached 7th place in the points table with points. At the same time, Arsenal are in 5th place with 23 points.
Manchester United’s new interim manager Ralph Rangnick was also present in the stands during the match. At the same time, Michael Carrick, who played the role of caretaker manager in the last two matches, decided to break from the club. Carrick, who spent 15 years as a player and coach with the club, made the announcement shortly after the match against Arsenal. Let us inform that Carrick took part in 464 matches as a player for Manchester United between 2006 and 2018.