Cristiano Ronaldo’s performance and the Old Trafford atmosphere were both electric yesterday and it must have been a surreal experience for the players to be a part of let alone fans.
The Theatre of Dreams is going to be rocking with every home game and with us being top of the league and momentum building, the adrenaline that Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s players will no doubt have, must be pumping.
With United travelling to Young Boys on Tuesday and then facing a trip to West Ham United a week today, fans will be back at Old Trafford on 22nd September, for the Carabao Cup clash against the Hammers.
It’ll be highly unlikely that Ronaldo will start that Carabao Cup tie, but you cannot help but look at the fixture list to see when the atmosphere will be potentially cranked up a notch further.
United’s first Champions League game at Old Trafford, under the lights, comes against our Europa League nemesis’s Villarreal on 29th September.
Three days later we welcome Rafael Benitez’s Everton, before facing his former side Liverpool, which will be a pulsating atmosphere on 24th October.
Teammates adore Ronaldo
Ronaldo’s teammates will be reliving yesterday’s game in their heads over and over and probably pinching themselves after playing with the 36-year-old for the first time (apart from Bruno Fernandes of course).
United’s skipper Harry Maguire tweeted earlier today: “He’s home and it felt good. Atmosphere deserved the victory… unbelievable.”
Luke Shaw has also commented on the ‘special’ atmosphere and welcomed Ronaldo back to the club.
Shaw and Ronaldo combination
It didn’t take long for Shaw to get his first Ronaldo assist and the understanding between the pair will only enhance whilst training at Carrington.
Ronaldo will already be targeting further goals against Young Boys on Tuesday and it wouldn’t be a surprise if Shaw is the man to provide the 36-year-old with the ammunition.
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