Cristiano Ronaldo will be in contention to start for Manchester United against Wet Ham this weekend.

Ronaldo has had a fantastic start to his second spell at United, netting twice on his return against Newcastle.

This weekend Ronaldo will play his first game at the London Stadium, a ground which was not even fully built when he left Manchester United in 2009.

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What is Ronaldo’s previous record against West Ham?

Unlike Ronaldo’s record against Newcastle, which stood at 10 wins and one draw from 11 games prior to last week’s match, West Ham have proven to be trickier opponents.

Ronaldo’s record against West Ham is four wins and three defeats from seven matches.

Ronaldo won his first match against the Hammers, and then lost the next three, finally scoring against them in a 2-1 defeat in 2007 at the fourth attempt.

The next three games were consecutive wins, with Ronaldo scoring four goals.

 

In seven matches Ronaldo has five goals against West Ham and one assist.

Ronaldo’s first match against West Ham

Ronaldo’s first match against West Ham only came in March 2006, because previous to then, the Hammers were in the Championship.

He featured in a 1-0 win at Old Trafford, with Ruud van Nistelrooy scoring the winner from a Park Ji-Sung assist.

Gerard Pique started in defence for United, with Ronaldo part of a front three with Van Nistelrooy and Wayne Rooney.

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Ronaldo’s last game against West Ham

Ronaldo’s last game against West Ham was in February 2009, which was also a 1-0 victory.

This match was held at Upton Park, and Ryan Giggs scored the winning goal from a Paul Scholes assist.

Ronaldo started as part of a front three along with Dimitar Berbatov and Carlos Tevez.

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