UK time is: 21:04:15
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Courageous Ron Says We Deserved It

Not many players, especially not wingers would have dared to stick their head into situations like what Ronaldo faced at the first goal. He had to meet it at top speed with Cassetti (I think) arriving and doing his best to crash into Ronaldo or the ball.

However, he did not back out of the challenge and powered the ball home to give United the crucial lead. It was his 36th goal of an incredible season and it looks like he can score against anyone.

"It was a very good performance," he told ITV. "It was a tough game, Roma played very well but I think we deserved to win.

"I feel happy to have scored the goal to help the team. We`ve got the second leg at home in a week and we will play to win for our supporters as we did here.

"The defence was terrific. The shape, the way they squeezed Roma. It was a fantastic performance, they did a really good job."


I also happen to think we deserved to win and I also think that we have a very good chance of going all the way. Ronaldo shares my view.

"I think we have a great chance this year. The team is playing fantastic football and we are more mature than last year.

"We know the Champions League is different to the Premier League. This is a great competition and of course we want to win it this season."


And we'll never have a better chance.




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!

The Journalist

Writer: Zae Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday April 1 2008

Time: 11:53PM

Your Comments (oldest first)

Change to most recent first
Good performence from Cristiano, could have had 2 goals.
Paulinho
Report Abuse
02/04/2008 02:15:00

Ledgend!!!
java
Report Abuse
02/04/2008 04:21:00

A top result.
storagematt
Report Abuse
02/04/2008 14:53:00

A very brave header. What a player.
welshboy78
Report Abuse
02/04/2008 15:42:00

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Manchester United Articles

Stats: United v Leicester (Saturday January 31 2015)

United v Leicester - Team News (Saturday January 31 2015)

United in Hunt for Reus Rumour (Saturday January 31 2015)

Bale Treasure Chest Put Aside (Saturday January 31 2015)

United v Leicester - Stat Attack (Friday January 30 2015)

Anderson Set to Finally Leave (Friday January 30 2015)

Carrick injury Woe (Friday January 30 2015)

No Purchases Only Sales (Friday January 30 2015)

Is Strootman Deal Now Off the Agenda? (Friday January 30 2015)

Fletcher Looks to be West Ham Bound (Friday January 30 2015)

Archived Manchester United Articles

List All Vital United Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

League Results (view all)

Latest Results
Man Utd 3 - 1 Leicester City
Q.P.R. 0 - 2 Man Utd
Man Utd 0 - 1 Southampton
Stoke 1 - 1 Man Utd
Spurs 0 - 0 Man Utd
Man Utd 3 - 1 Newcastle

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 23 16 5 2 +32 53
2. Man City 23 14 6 3 +23 48
3. Man Utd 23 12 7 4 +17 43
4. Southampton 22 13 3 6 +21 42
5. Spurs 23 12 4 7 +5 40
6. Arsenal 22 11 6 5 +14 39
7. Liverpool 23 11 5 7 +6 38

Breaking League News

Redknapp Bemoans More Bad Luck
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:21:00
QPR Sunk By Walters Treble
Q.P.R. : 31/01/2015 20:02:00
West Ham : 31/01/2015 19:47:00
Chelsea : 31/01/2015 19:39:00
Man City : 31/01/2015 19:23:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

MOTM v Leicester?
Suggested By:  Red Boy
De Gea 0%
Valencia 0%
Rojos 0%
Jones 0%
Shaw 0%
Blind 0%
Rooney 100%
Di Maria 0%
Falcao 0%
Van Persie 0%
Januzaj 0%
McNair 0%
Mata 0%
Wilson 0%