Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo was emotional because the goal he scored was disallowed by the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) when he beat Brentford 3-0 at Old Trafford, Tuesday (3/5) early morning WIB.
Man Utd performed solidly in this week 35th Premier League match. Likewise with Cristiano Ronaldo who performed well and contributed one goal.
Ronaldo scored from the penalty spot in the second half. The penalty was awarded after CR7 was violated by left-back Brentford, Rico Henry in the 12th box.
Before placing his name on the scoreboard, Ronaldo got emotional towards the end of the first half. The reason was that the 37-year-old goal was disallowed after the referee received input from the match apparatus that monitored VAR.
Ronaldo was considered to have been in an offside position when he received a measured pass from Juan Mata on the left side of the attack. As a result, Ronaldo, who had had time to celebrate a goal with Juan Mata, had to accept the fact that his goal was disallowed.
The 37-year-old striker was clearly emotional with the judge decision. The former Real Madrid player had time to vent his emotions by moving his hands in frustration.
Not quite there, Ronaldo even approached referee Chris Kavanagh in the hallway to the dressing room as reported by the Mirror. Ronaldo questioned the referee decisions including claiming a penalty for himself in the first 45 minutes of the match.
Despite that disappointment, Ronaldo showed his class in this match. He scored again and several times also created opportunities for his team-mates.
Man Utd won this match thanks to goals from Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes and Raphael Varane. One goal against Brentford made Ronaldo already packed 18 goals in the Premier League this season.
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Cristiano Ronaldo gave an important message after Manchester United won 3-0 over Brentford in the 35th week of the Premier League at Old Trafford
Ronaldo performed well in this match. The 37-year-old striker scored one goal from the penalty spot which helped Man Utd win.
Before that, Ronaldo had actually managed to vibrate the Brentford goal in the first half. However, the goal was disallowed because Ronaldo was considered to have been in an offside position.
In addition to one goal and one goal disallowed, Ronaldo appeared energetic on the field. On several occasions he created chances and had a chance to provide a heel that failed to be used by Juan Mata in the first half.
Ronaldo message after the match was not impossible to direct the new Man Utd coach, Erik ten Hag. This is in line with rumors that have emerged that Ronaldo is not included in the Dutch coach plans for next season who wants to build a squad consisting of young players.
Ronaldo himself became the most shining Man Utd player this season. The player who is under contract at Man Utd until 30 June 2023 has scored 18 goals in the Premier League and a total of 24 goals in all competitions.
Excellent! Cristiano Ronaldo Has Conceded 168 Teams Throughout His Career
The nick is Ronaldo 18th goal in the Premier League this season. However, what is even more exciting is that Brentford is the 168th team that Ronaldo has broken into.
CR7 has now scored against 168 different teams in his career
From this record, 123 teams that Ronaldo has broken into are club level, while the other 45 are national teams. Until now, Ronaldo has scored 698 goals at club level.
Ronaldo actually scored two goals in that match. He also found the net for Brentford in the 45th minute after using Juan Mata cross.
Unfortunately, the goal was disallowed. After the referee checked VAR, Ronaldo was already in an offide position when Mata released a pass from the left wing of the attack. With these results, MU remains in 6th place in the Premier League standings with 58 points. The Red Devils have at least secured a Europa League slot.