Ronaldo scored in the last minute, MU won hard Villarreal

The 95th minute goal of superstar Cristiano Ronaldo helped Man United upstream to win 2 - 1 against Villarreal in the second round of the 2021 - 2022 Champions League at Old Trafford.

Ronaldo scored in the last minute, MU won hard Villarreal
Ronaldo scored in the last minute, MU won hard Villarreal

Entering this match, Villarreal actively played counter-attack from the beginning and they caused the host MU a lot of difficulties. After the first half without a goal, coach Unai Emery's teachers and students suddenly got a goal to take the lead in the 53rd minute thanks to Paco Alcacer's attack.

In the attack zone, MU got a 1 - 1 equalizer in the 63rd minute. From Bruno Fernandes' free kick, Alex Telles launched a very quick shot to Villarreal.

Minutes later, Villarreal actively played slowly in the home field, making Man United unable to close the goal of goalkeeper Rulli, although coach Gunnar Solskjaer threw Edinson Cavani, Lingard and Fred into the field.

It was thought that the match would end with a draw, but right in the 5th minute of injury time, Ronaldo shone to score a 2 - 1 victory for the Red Devils.

This is the first win of the Red Devils in this year's Champions League. With 3 points obtained in this match, Man United has temporarily climbed to 3rd place in the rankings, 1 point behind leaders Atalanta and Young Boys in terms of head-to-head record.

Starting lineups of the two teams:

Man United: De Gea, Dalot, Lindelof, Varane, Telles, McTominay, Pogba, Greenwood, Fernandes, Sancho, Ronaldo

Villarreal: Rulli, Foyth, Albiol, Torres, A. Moreno, Parejo, Capoue, Trigueros, Groeneveld, Alcacer, Pino

With the participation in the match against Villarreal, Ronaldo has made a total of 178 Champions League appearances. This helps him surpass goalkeeper Iker Casillas to become the man with the most appearances in this arena. The Portuguese superstar also holds the record for the number of goals in the Champions League with 136 goals.

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