Cristiano Ronaldo with serious gesture

THE COACH SPOKE AT A PRESS CONFERENCE

Ten Hag reveals the reason why Cristiano did not play against City

Published:2/10/2022 - 21:07h

Updated:2/10/2022 - 21:07h

Cristiano Ronaldo witnessed United's humiliating performance against City from the bench. After the match, Erik ten Hag justified the Portuguese's absence in the match, assuring that he did not give him minutes out of "respect"

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The Manchester United was victim of a Manchester City inspired and suffered a humillante goleada by 6-3 in front of the 'skyblues'. The mancunianos arrived to the derbi citadino with very good feelings in the local championship, where had found his best football and added a series of 4 consecutive victories. However, the directed by Pep Guardiola evidenciaron all the defects of the 'network devils' and gave them a 'review' of period in a party for the memory.

In the meeting contested in the Etihad Stadium, Cristiano Ronaldo was protagonist of one of the curiosities of the day. The 'star' Portuguese, as of habit in the last crashes, went out from the bench. However, this time did not see neither an alone minute, observing the disastrous performance of his team from the side of the field. Of this way, the forward adds his sixth suplencia in the English league, where alone was to title in the defeat of the mancunianos in front of the Brentford by 4-0.

After the party in front of the group 'citizen', Erik have Hag attended to the media in press conference and justified the absence of Christian in the meeting. "I did not put it by respect by him and by his career. We went 4-1. And Anthoy Martial needed minutes after his injury", went the words of the Dutch trainer, conscious that the presence of the of Madeira in the team would not be good for his image, which remained very touched after the defeat of Portugal in front of Spain by Nations League.

Nevertheless, and in spite of that the duel was more than 'cleared', the bet of the ex technician of the Ajax went out him well. And it is that the French forward was one of the most stood out players of his team during the 31 minutes that was in the terrain of game. The ariete premièred like goleador this season when annotating the second and third goal of his square, returning of the best way after his injury. However, the reaction of the United was very late since the so many of the Frenchman fell in the minutes 84 and 91.

The situation of Casemiro

Of the same way, the technician 'network devil' pronounced on another of the absent of the party. Carlos Henrique Casemiro went back to go out from the bench and follows without winning the titularity in the team, but his trainer wanted to remove him 'iron' to the subject ensuring that it will be important in the future. "When the fichamos begin to win. The team Was doing it well and McTominay was doing it well. I am safe that it will be important in the future", manifested. Have Hag has a lot of work that do.

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