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Ronaldo’s late strike earns Man United 3 points over Villarreal

Five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo stepped up in the 95th minute to score the winning goal as Manchester United come from a goal down to beat Villarreal 2-1 at Old Trafford. 

Villarreal broke the deadlock in the 53rd minute after Arnaut Danjuma moved past Diogo Dalot and gave a cut back pass to Paco Alcacer, who sticks out a leg to kick the ball into the back of the net.

The league didn’t last for long, as Manchester United equalized 7 minutes later after Bruno Fern√°ndes freekick dropped for Alex Telles, who hit the ball with a sweet volley to make it 1-1.

Ronaldo became the hero once again in the 95th minute, as Fred sends in a cross, Ronaldo brought it down for Jesse Lingard, who give the ball back to the Portuguese, who hit the ball from a tight angle into the back of the net.

Manchester United now won their first game, after the opening day loss to Young Boys, and they sit third on the log, behind Atalanta, who have 4 points, and the same points with Young Boys.

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