Ronaldo Fails To Shine as Man United Suffer Embarrassing Home Defeat Against Wolves in EPL Battle

Ronaldo Fails To Shine as Man United Suffer Embarrassing Home Defeat Against Wolves in EPL Battle

Ibitoye Shittu
updated at April 12, 2023 at 7:53 PM
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  • Joao Moutinho on Monday night, January 3, scored at Old Trafford as Manchester United lost 1-0 against Wolves
  • Manchester United manager Ralf Rangnick has now tasted first defeat in charge which painfully came at home
  • The Red Devils will be facing Aston Villa in their next game next week Monday which will be in the FA Cup 3rd round

Manchester United's unbeaten start under new interim manager Ralf Rangnick on Monday night, January 3, came to an end as they suffered a 1-0 defeat against Wolves in Premier League game.

Wolverhampton Wanderers arrived at Old Trafford and dominated, thoroughly deserving this victory which is their first at Old Trafford since 1980 in what remains an heartbreak for Red Devils.

After almost two years out of action for Manchester United, Phil Jones made his first appearance for the Old Trafford landlords against Wolves, but he was unable to save them from a defeat.

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Man United and Wolves players in action in the Premier League. Photo by Gareth Copley
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Edinson Cavani and Cristiano Ronaldo started up front for Manchester United against Wolves, but they were unable to break the defense of the visitors.

What was the scoreline at half time?

Manchester United tried all their best to make sure that they get the goal, but they were unable to score against Wolves as first half ended goalless.

The Red Devils fans were of the thoughts that their players would come out stronger in the second half, but nothing good came out from the players.

According to the match monitored on Liverscore, Joao Moutinho scored the winner for Wolves in the 82nd minute condemning Manchester United to their 6th defeat in 14 League fixtures.

Rangnick told to drop Ronaldo in Man United squad as stunning reason emerges

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Ralf Rangnick who is the interim manager at Manchester United has been told by former Arsenal star who is now a football pundit Paul Merson to drop Cristiano Ronaldo in his squad.

This is as a result of the criticism the Portugal international faced for his performance and attitude in the Premier League game against Newcastle United which ended in draw.

Paul Merson explained that he does not see Manchester United finishing among the top four stressing that Cristiano Ronaldo should be dropped.

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