Red Devils temporary manager Ralf Rangnick has responded to Cristiano Ronaldo’s blow-up following coming off versus Brentford on Wednesday.
Ronaldo frenzied after Rangnick pulled him off in the 71st minute and was visibly fierce with the decision after sitting on the stairs of the hosts’ trench.
Manchester United sailed to a 3-1 victory with a magnificent second-half performance after opening.
Anthony Elanga commenced the scoring as Fred registered his third assist in as many games in all tourneys.
Ronaldo and Bruno Fernandes combined shiningly for the visitors’.
Voicing after full-time, Rangnick made it crystal clear he recognized Ronaldo’s annoyance and elucidated his decision to withdraw him from the match.
He said: “It’s normal. Ronaldo is a striker, and he wants to score goals. He’s just come back from injury.”
And Rangnick recommended he has learned from flaws at the weekend and changed his system to earn the lead this time around.
“We were 2-0 up the same result as at Villa Park, and I wanted us to be more solid this time,” he appended.