Fans Express Pity for Cristiano Ronaldo After ‘Unlucky’ Night During Europa League Clash vs Omonia

Fans Express Pity for Cristiano Ronaldo After ‘Unlucky’ Night During Europa League Clash vs Omonia

  • Football fans have taken to social media to express their worry about Cristiano Ronaldo's struggles this season
  • Ronaldo has scored just once so far, with the veteran forward failing to find the back of the net during the Europa League against Omonia
  • The 37-year-old's best chance in the game was when he hit the post, with United left to rely on Rashford and Martial to bag the three points

Football fans have expressed their concern over Cristiano Ronaldo's lack of incisiveness in front of the goal this season.

The Man United attacker has had a slow start to the new campaign, with his only goal of the season so far coming against Sheriff in the Europa League.

Cristiano Ronaldo, Manchester United, Europa League, Omonia, GSP Stadium, Marcus Rashford, Anthony Martial.
Cristiano Ronaldo reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group E match between Omonia and Manchester United at GSP Stadium. Photo by Manchester United.
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Ronaldo's lack of form has seen him relegated to the bench, with several youngsters now ahead of him in the pecking order.

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However, many had hoped he would redeem himself after he was named in the starting XI that played Omnia in the Europa League on Thursday night.

Unfortunately, the Portuguese star could not find the back of the net as he struggled to make an impact.

His best chance to score in the match was when he rattled the post to miss a glorious chance to hit the 700-goal mark.

Fans concerned with Ronaldo's poor form

Ronaldo's failure to score against the Cypriot side sparked reactions online, with fans expressing concern about the forward's lack of form.

Many went on to suggest that the 37-year-old has largely been unlucky this season, and it is why he is yet to hit top form.

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One said:

"Why is Ronaldo so unlucky this year? I hate it."

A second added:

"What is happening to Ronaldo is not funny. I feel bad."

Another noted:

"Whatever Ronaldo tries at the moment just doesn't come off. It feels like he's lost a yard in his mind this season."

A fourth concluded:

"Ronaldo played well, just wasn’t his night."

Meanwhile, Man United had to rely on Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial to see off a stubborn Omonia side.

The two came off the bench in the second half to find the back of the, with Rashford netting a brace.

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Phil Foden and Erling Haaland both bagged hat-tricks as the Premier League champions cruised to a 6-3 victory.

United had such a poor first half on the day that hundreds of fans resorted to leaving the stadium early after their team’s shambolic performance.