Ronaldo a cautionary tale for Salah
The New Paper|October 22, 2021
United star’s recent club career suggests that Egyptian could be best served staying at Liverpool
RICHARD BUXTON

Another late winner from Cristiano Ronaldo, another dramatic victory that Manchester United snatched from the jaws of defeat.

The Portugal skipper’s 81stminute header sealed a 3-2 comeback victory over Atalanta in a Champions League, Group F clash yesterday morning (Singapore time), following his injury-time winner in last month’s 2-1 fightback against Villarreal.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Red Devils have often displayed this tendency to concede first before attempting dramatic comebacks, which are not always successful.

With a blockbuster clash against Liverpool coming up on Sunday, United may be made to pay for another slow start.

While Ronaldo has been in a rich vein of form with six goals in eight games, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah has also been in sizzling shape.

Just 24 hours before the Red Devils’ win over Atalanta, Salah had set two more milestones to inspire Liverpool in their own breathless 3-2 win against Atletico Madrid.

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