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How Cristiano Ronaldo & Antony made history in Man United’s meeting with Everton

The two attackers have taken centre stage in the headlines on Sunday


Two members of the first-team setup at Manchester United have etched their respective names into the history books on Sunday night, it has been revealed.

First up comes summer addition Antony.

The Red Devils are of course currently locked in action, eyeing a return to winning ways on the domestic front on the back of a 6-3 drubbing at the hands of fierce rivals Man City last weekend.

And, as things stand, this is precisely what Erik ten Hag’s troops are headed towards, owing to a 2-1 scoreline at Goodison Park.

Antony was first on target for the evening’s visitors, cancelling out Alex Iwobi’s stunning early strike courtesy of a fine finish of his own:

And, in the process, the Brazilian became the first player to ever find the net in each of his first three Premier League appearances in the red of United:

The scoreline on Merseyside was then turned on its head just shy of the interval, courtesy of Cristiano Ronaldo.

After being introduced to the fray owing to a first-half injury picked up by Anthony Martial, Ronaldo wasted little time in bagging a long-awaited first goal of the Premier League season, in rifling home a trademark finish at Jordan Pickford’s near post:

And this too marked history for CR7, who, incredibly, has now racked up no fewer than 700 goals across the length of a legendary club career to date:

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Conor Laird

Conor Laird

Die-hard Juventus fan with a love for all things Italian, and a real soft spot for Arsenal cult heroes. Emmanuel Eboue, Nicklas Bendtner, Philippe Senderos... Give them all statues outside the Emirates.



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