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Ronaldo Volley Not Enough As United Complete Smash And Grab Win

Ronaldo Volley Not Enough As United Complete Smash And Grab Win

It felt inevitable that Cristiano Ronaldo would make his mark tonight as Juventus took on Manchester United in the Champions League this evening, and this has proved to be the case, with the former United player scoring a stunning volley to break the deadlock at the Allianz Stadium.

The breakthrough came on 65 minutes, when Leonardo Bonucci lofted a ball from deep into the United box. As the ball dropped into the area the Portugese forward lashed his right leg at it, and powered a shot past De Gea's near post for his first CL goal of the season:

The reaction online was one of predictable astonishment as the 33-year-old once again proved he can still produce at the top level:

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Despite Ronaldo's heroics it was United who would collect all the points, with a delightful Juan Mata free kick and a calamitous own goal from Alex Sandro sealing an improbably win for Jose Mourinho:

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Eoin Lyons

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