Twitter reaction: Fans react as Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United record a stellar victory vs Tottenham Hotspur
Manchester United recorded an emphatic victory as Cristiano Ronaldo proved to be their knight in shining armour on the day. The Portuguese striker banged in a hat-trick at Old Trafford to take the Red Devils into fourth position on the Premier League table.
His goals in the match against the Lilywhites saw him etch his name into the history books as he becomes the highest professional goalscorer of all time surpassing Josef Bican who has 805 professional career goals to his name.
Ronaldo showed everyone why he is the best after he opened the scoring in the 12th minute via an outrageous strike to give the Red Devils the lead. Harry Kane equalised in the 35th minute through a penalty.
It didn’t take long for the former Real Madrid striker to get back on the scoresheet as he put another one past Hugo Lloris in the 38th minute as Jadon Sancho delivered that one on a platter. The Lilwyhites put up a tough fight and managed to get on level terms once again in the 72nd minute courtesy of a Harry Maguire own goal.
Just when we thought that the points would have to be shared, the Portuguese superstar rose to the occasion as he towered a header that rippled the net in the 81st minute. This result could provide Ralf Rangnick and his men with some much-needed momentum as they enter the business end of the season
Some fans react as Manchester United down Tottenham Hotspur in a Cristiano Ronaldo masterclass
The 37-year-old striker shut up his critics in style as he single-handedly pulled his team past the finish line. While this is a promising result, the Mancunian club still has a long way to go if they want to deliver on a consistent basis.
The Old Trafford outfit will be looking to put forth a similar result in the second leg of their UEFA Champions League fixture against Atletico Madrid on Wednesday.
Here is how our fans reacted to this important win that sees us go up to 4th position on the table- 2 points ahead of Arsenal, who have four games in hand.
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