MANCHESTER, United Kingdom: Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed 800 goals for club and country after scoring twice as Manchester United beat Arsenal 3-2 in the Premier League just now.
As new acting manager Ralf Rangnick watched the rivalry from the spectator seat, the German was presented with a bit of a glimpse of the talent that would play under him as well as problems to be resolved at Old Trafford.
Arsenal took the lead through Emile Smith Rowe’s effort over the injured United goalkeeper David De Gea before Bruno Fernandes equalized.
Ronaldo’s 800th goal after that was quickly equalized by Martin Odegaard.
However, the five -time Ballon d’Or winner scored his second goal from a penalty kick 20 minutes before the end.
Three full points for United reduce the gap between the two clubs to two points in the hunt for a place in next season’s Champions League.