Manchester United vs Newcastle United, Premier League Highlights: Cristiano Ronaldo Nets Brace On Return, Man Utd Win 4-1
Manchester United vs Newcastle United, Premier League Highlights: With Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a brace in his second Premier League debut, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side sealed a 4-1 win at Old Trafford on Saturday.
With Cristiano Ronaldo marking his return with a brace, Manchester United sealed a 4-1 win against Newcastle United in the Premier League, at Old Trafford on Saturday. The Portugal captain scored his first goal at the cusp of half-time, via a deflection. Javier Manquillo bought Newcastle back into the game with a driving effort in the early stages of second-half. But Ronaldo had other plans, scoring his second goal within a few minutes after a through ball from Luke Shaw. Bruno Fernandes added another goal for United with a long-range effort in the 80th-minute. Jesse Lingard, who came in as a substitute, scored another goal for the home side in the dying stages of injury time.
Manchester United vs Newcastle United Live Premier League Updates From Old Trafford
- 21:25 (IST)FT' MUN 4-1 NEWIts full time now and Manchester United seal a 4-1 win at Old Trafford, courtesy a Cristiano Ronaldo brace.
- 21:23 (IST)91:14' MUN 4-1 NEW | JESSE LINGARD SCORESSSSS!Wonderful build-up by United, and Pogba is everywhere. The Frenchman finds Lingard and Martial does a lovely dummy. Lingard goes past a defender, to place it past Woodman with ease.
- 21:20 (IST)88:39' MUN 3-1 NEW | Manchester United maintain calm and composureNewcastle aren't being able fin a way past the United defense, other than few penetrating dribbles by Saint-Maximin.
- 21:12 (IST)79:50' MUN 3-1 NEW | BRUNO FERNANDES!!! BEAUTIFUL!!De Gea attempts a long pass, starting a United counter. Greenwood latches onto the ball and holds off a defender. He can't find space to shoot and lays it to Pogba. He passes it to Bruno, who is on the edge of the box. He fires in a screamer, which Wood doesn't have any chance to save.
- 21:08 (IST)76:32' MUN 2-1 NEW | Newcastle United seek for an equaliserNewcastle are passing the ball around quickly despite continuous pressure from opposition players. They need an equaliser soon, otherwise United could get comfortable on the ball and seal a win.
- 20:58 (IST)67:20' MUN 2-1 NEW | JOELINTONNNN!!!The Newcastle striker receives the ball in the United box, and then cuts in from the left. He finds his way past Varane, and shoots. But De Gea saves it and parries it away for a corner.
- 20:57 (IST)65:42' MUN 2-1 NEW | Substitution for Manchester UnitedNew acquisition Jadon Sancho makes way for Jesse Lingard.
- 20:53 (IST)61:20' MUN 2-1 NEW | CRISTIANO RONALDO SCORES AGAIN!!!!Neat exchange of passes in the United half, and then Shaw drives forward with the ball. His through ball finds Ronaldo, who finishes it with ease and scores past Woodman with his left foot.
Ronaldo's Mum behind me after him scoring, my heart cannot cope pic.twitter.com/klzl3Ysafm— Ambo (@Ambo_91) September 11, 2021
- 20:47 (IST)55:13' MUN 1-1 NEW | MANQUILLO EQUALISES FOR NEWCASTLE UNITED!!!It was a quick counter by Newcastle, and Saint-Maximin receives the ball near the edge of the United box, and he lays it off for Manquillo, who is darting into the box from the right flank. He unleashes a powerful shot, which goes into the bottom left corner.
- 20:44 (IST)53:27' MUN 1-0 NEW | Manchester United try to gain momentumThe hosts are trying to maintain possession in the second half and not let Newcastle gain any foothold. The passes lead to Matic try a long-range effort, which goes way above the crossbar.
- 20:36 (IST)45:00' MUN 1-0 NEW | The second half begins!The second half as begun, and Manchester United will be hoping to maintain their lead and probably score more goals.
- 20:22 (IST)HT' MUN 1-0 NEWManchester United end the first-half with a 1-0 lead, courtesy Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored at the cusp of half-time!
- 20:18 (IST)46:37' MUN 1-0 NEW | GOALLL! RONALDO SCORES!!!!Greenwood tries to cut in from the right and unleashes a shot. It gets saved, but Ronaldo is there to pounce on the rebound and send it to the back of the net. Poor goalkeeping from Woodman, he spilled it.
- 20:14 (IST)41:52' MUN 0-0 NEW | Newcastle maintain controlNewcastle are currently having their best spell of possession in the first half as it draws to a close. United haven't been able to find a breakthrough yet.
- 20:06 (IST)34:15' MUN 0-0 NEW | Cristiano Ronaldo doesn't ask for a penaltyFernandez and Pogba build-up play, and the Portuguese finds Ronaldo in the Newcastle box, but he falls on the ground after contact from a defender. The former Juventus man doesn't ask for a penalty.
- 19:54 (IST)22:50' MUN 0-0 NEW | RITCHIEEE!!Almiron receives the ball near the right flank and cuts in to shoot. But it deflects off Shaw to Ritchie, who fails to get it on target.
- 19:47 (IST)15:23' MUN 0-0 NEW | Newcastle try to gain an early advantageNewcastle are trying to gain a foothold in the game, but the likes of Willock and Almiron are not being able to manufacture anything. The United backline has been solid today!
- 19:41 (IST)08:33' MUN 0-0 NEW | RONALDOOOOO! THAT WAS CLOSE!After some neat exchange of passes in the left flank, Fernandez drifts in and lets in a cross for Ronaldo in the far post. The striker fails to control and mishits it! But that was close!
- 19:35 (IST)02:46' MUN 0-0 NEW | Cristiano Ronaldo gets his first proper touchBoth teams are battling it out in the middle of the park, and Ronaldo gets his first touch too. United are starting to gain some possession and could soon dominate the game.
- 19:31 (IST)00:00' MUN 0-0 NEW | Kick-offAnd we kick-off at Old Trafford, as Newcastle United start the match.
- 19:27 (IST)Both teams enter the field for kick-offBoth teams have entered the field for the formalities. Fans have gone bonkers and its party atmosphere at Old Trafford!
- 19:25 (IST)Pictures of Cristiano Ronaldo warming-upThe Portugal star looks to be in ease and is pumped up for today's game! Here are some photos of him warming-up:
@B_Fernandes8 @Cristiano #MUFC | #MUNNEW pic.twitter.com/4KT9rdz80J— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
READY. FOR. BUSINESS.— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
@Cristiano #MUFC | #MUNNEW pic.twitter.com/tXpI4tTNKY
- 19:07 (IST)Cristiano Ronaldo warms-up!Cristiano Ronaldo is currently warming-up with his teammates, and seems to be fully-fit for the match.
This time it's— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
@Cristiano#MUFC | #MUNNEW https://t.co/gFwsHmtO6F pic.twitter.com/pUmJaXOe13
- 19:04 (IST)Premier League standingsDespite crashing to a 0-3 defeat to Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur are currently on top of the table, with nine games from four matches. West Ham United are second with seven points from three games, and Manchester United are third with seven from three fixtures.Also, Newcastle United are 17th in the table, with one point from three matches.
- 18:53 (IST)Raphael Varane also to make his first Old Trafford outingNew acquisition Raphael Varane will also make his first Old Trafford outing. Here are photos of Varane and Cristiano Ronaldo entering the venue with Paul Pogba and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer:
Getting our game faces #MUFC | #MUNNEW pic.twitter.com/tGa6ezIueG— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
- 18:42 (IST)Miguel Almiron starts for Newcastle United!Newcastle United have named their starting XI, with Miguel Almiron and Allan Saint-Maximin featuring.
— Newcastle United FC (@NUFC) September 11, 2021
- 18:34 (IST)Cristiano Ronaldo is starting!!!!Okay, folks! Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has named Cristiano Ronaldo in his playing XI, along the likes of Harry Maguire and David de Gea. Here is United's starting XI:
— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
The news we've all been waiting for... #MUFC | #MUNNEW
- 18:29 (IST)Fans go bonkers with many wearing Cristiano Ronaldo jerseys!Fans have flocked into Old Trafford in plenty, and many have worn Cristiano Ronaldo jerseys. The legend's return has turned the city into festive mode, and everyone seems to be enjoying!
What an occasion #MUFC | #MUNNEW pic.twitter.com/CoV2afwuNN— Manchester United (@ManUtd) September 11, 2021
- 18:27 (IST)Cristiano Ronaldo reaches Old Trafford!Cristiano Ronaldo has reached Old Trafford with the rest of his teammates. Fans can be seen behind the team bus, in a state of frenzy. The Portugal captain will be hoping to make his second Man United debut on a good note! Here is a video of him entering Old Trafford:
September 11, 2021
- 18:18 (IST)Hello and good evening everyone!Hello and good evening everyone! Welcome to our live coverage of the Premier League fixture between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford. Frenzied fans have flocked to the stadium for Cristiano Ronaldo's second Man United debut, and the Portugal captain will be hoping to put in a top performance. Stay tuned for some exciting football!