DBittersweet ebut of Cristiano Ronaldo on his debut for Manchester United in the Champions League. The Portuguese star started against Young Boys and his was the first goal of the game. In the 13th minute he took advantage of a brilliant assist from Bruno Fernandes to finish off the goalkeeper first and make it 0-1.
However, the Young Boys turned the spotlight on taking advantage of the fact that the ‘red devils’ played the entire second half with one less for the expulsion of Wan-Bissaka.
In minute 71 Solksjaer, with the game in a draw, decided to remove Cristiano Ronaldo, who left with a serious gesture and left his place to Lingard. The coach himself had a short conversation with CR7 trying to explain his decision. At a press conference, The United manager explained that Cristiano had run so much in the last Premier League game as in this one of Champions. That, coupled with the fact that the grass was artificial, caused him to choose to introduce another player.