Cristiano Ronaldo breaks silence after Man Utd’s shock Young Boys loss as he says ‘it’s time to recover well and focus’

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CRISTIANO RONALDO has urged Manchester United to ‘recover well’ after their shock defeat to Young Boys.

The 36-year-old Portuguese star gave the Red Devils the lead after merely 13 minutes in Switzerland on what appeared set to be a easy opening night time time time all through the Champions League.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Man Utd have been downed late on by Young BoysCredit: EPA
The star has broken his silence after the shock Champions League defeat
The star has damaged his silence after the shock Champions League defeatCredit: AFP

But they fell aside following Aaron Wan-Bissaka’s purple card for an ankle-high first half draw back.

Young Boys levelled prior to Jesse Lingard’s nightmare backpass allowed the hosts to seize a Ninety fifth-minute winner.

Ronaldo, who was surprisingly subbed off together with Bruno Fernandes with 18 minutes remaining and the scores tied at 1-1, has now damaged his silence following the loss.

In a message to his followers and team-mates on Facebook, he wrote: “Wasn’t the result we wanted, but now it’s time to recover well and focus on the next game.”

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer blamed the referee and the astroturf pitch for his facet’s implosion.

Solskjaer talked about: “The recreation had gone 70-odd minutes, they’ve each been working reasonably tons Saturday and on this recreation, the AstroTurf takes its toll, we wished Nemanja Matic’s expertise and Jesse’s legs.


“Cristiano’s exceptional but we have to look after him and it felt like the right moment to take him off.”

United have been 1-0 up when French ref Francois Letexier waved away Ronaldo’s attraction after he was bundled over all through the self-discipline.

Solskjaer furthermore questioned Wan-Bissaka’s Thirty fifth-minute sending off for a difficulty on Christopher Martins.

The Norwegian felt his right-back’s poor draw back stemmed from the ball skipping up on Bern’s astroturf pitch.

Soskjaer added: “Cristiano ought to have had a penalty and it ought to have been a purple card.

“He shoves him alongside collectively together with his arm and he’s one on one with the keeper however he maybe didn’t do it as he’d have had to ship him off and that’s sometimes what you get with youthful refs.

“It’s exhausting to argue in route of the referee [for the red card] however then he didn’t endure his ankle, he hit him on one of the best of his foot. But it was by no means reckless or malicious.

“Maybe it was inexperience to endure with out the ball however the boy wasn’t going to be injured. And it makes it highly effective after that with ten males.

“That’s a little bit the astroturf, Aaron gets a touch that’s too far and he gets the ball but he follows through.”

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