Since making his first debut for Manchester United back in 2003, Cristiano Ronaldo has developed to become a huge asset for the club over the years. The Portugese International has bagged series of goals in the Champions league and 17 of his 136 strikes in the competition has been scored for the Red Devils. The 36 year old is one player you can never write off even when he seems not to be completely involved in games because given the slightest opportunity, he will come up with something special and dominate the headlines.
In view of the above, check out two times Cristiano Ronaldo scored stoppage time winning goals for Manchester United in the Champions League.
1- Manchester United 2 vs 1 Villarreal (29 September 2021)
Following their opening day defeat to Young Boys, Manchester United welcomed Villarreal to Old Trafford hoping to get their Champions league season back on track. However, the had to come from behind to claim all three points after the away side had taken the lead and given them a ride for the win.
With the game looking destined for a 1-1 draw, Ronaldo was in the right place at the right time to struck the winning goal at precisely 90+5 minute, the import of the goal saw the Portugese star take off his shirt in a rapturous celebration.
2- Manchester United 2 vs 1 Sporting CP (27 November 2007)
Despite having already consolidated themselves in a good qualifying position, United found themselves down at halftime playing against Sporting CP in their final group game back in 2007. Carlos Tevez brought the game back on level terms on the 60th minute before Ronaldo converted a stunning free-kick in the third minute of added time to seal the win.
Time and time again, Ronaldo has continued to prove why he is the main man for his team and following his yesterday’s winner, Manchester United can breath in some fresh air going forward.