Cristiano Ronaldo's 14th goal of the season for Manchester United is a totally unique one
Cristiano Ronaldo could not have asked for an easier goal to net his 14th strike of the season after Scott McTominay’s shot rebounded off the woodwork for him to score a tap in.
This was Ronaldo’s 132nd goal for Manchester United, taking him one above Tommy Taylor in the club’s all-time scoring charts as the 13th highest scorer.
Ronaldo is United’s top scorer this season, now with 14 overall, nine more than nearest teammates Mason Greenwood and Bruno Fernandes, who each have five.
Ronaldo’s goal was a unique one because it was the first goal he has scored for Manchester United this season when the team were already winning.
All of Ronaldo’s previous 13 came to either equalise or give United the lead, which shows how dependent the club have been on him.
Ronaldo nearly actually scored an opener for United last night too, blazing an early shot over the bar. Scott McTominay then obliged to give the team the lead and the Red Devils never looked back.
The forward was pleased with the victory and how the side signed of 2021 on a high note.
Here is a look at the breakdown of Cristiano Ronaldo’s 14 goals and how they impacted results…
- 1-0 v Newcastle: Ronaldo gives United the lead
- 2-1 v Newcstle: Ronaldo restores United’s lead
- 1-0 v Young Boys: Ronaldo scores United’s opener
- 1-0 v West Ham: Ronaldo gives United the lead
- 2-1 v Villarreal: Ronaldo scores the winner
- 3-2 v Atalanta: Ronaldo scores the winner
- 1-0 v Tottenham: Ronaldo nets opener
- 1-1 v Atalanta: Ronaldo scores equaliser
- 2-2 v Atalanta: Ronaldo equalises again
- 1-0 v Villarreal: Ronaldo scores opener
- 2-1 v Arsenal: Ronaldo gives United the lead
- 3-2 v Arsenal: Ronaldo scores winning penalty
- 1-0 v Norwich: Ronaldo scores winner
- 3-0 v Burnley: Ronaldo extends the lead
- 2-0 v Brighton: Ronaldo extends the lead
- 1-0 v Tottenham: Ronaldo scores opener
- 2-1 v Tottenham: Ronaldo restores the lead
- 3-2 v Tottenham: Ronaldo scores the winner
- 1-0 v Norwich: Ronaldo opens the scoring
- 2-0 v Norwich: Ronaldo double the lead
- 3-2 v Norwich: Ronaldo scores the winner
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