Caretaker manager Ralf Rangnick has pointed out a major problem Manchester United conceded that no other team in the Premier League have struggled with
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Cristiano Ronaldo added a new record to his impressive resume with three goals against Norwich City.
But interim manager Ralf Rangnick has pointed out a major problem Manchester United have in conceding that no other team have First League fights with The Red Devils took a 2-0 lead against Norwich before falling 2-2 before Ronaldo scored his third and final goal of the afternoon to win.
Before the game, United fans protested at Old Trafford.
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Ronaldo continues record
Ronaldo scored his second hat-trick for Manchester United this season on Saturday.
Ronaldo drew United to three points against the bottom of the Premier League table after giving his side a 2-0 lead. Norwich scored just before half-time and then emerged victorious in the second half by quickly scoring an equalizer. Ronaldo’s free-kick not only secured his hat-trick and victory, but also another record.
His three goals in the game brought his tally for the season to 21, making it 17 consecutive seasons in which the forward has over 20 goals in all competitions.
United’s defense problem
Rangnick has highlighted a major problem facing his team in defence.
United comfortably defeated Norwich City 2-0 before goals on either side of the break leveled the away side. The way United capitulated has been an issue all season, particularly the way the Canaries found the back of the net with relative ease. Rangnick admitted he wasn’t happy with his team’s defense.
Rangnick said: “You [the goals conceded] were too easy, we’re the only team in the league to concede goals like that.”
Fans protest against owners
Manchester United fans used the home game against Norwich City to peacefully protest against the club’s owners.
Thousands marched on Old Trafford with placards and torches, demanding the owners, the Glazers, to leave the club. The protest was led by the 1958 supporters’ group, which called on those standing next to them to remain outside the stadium for the first 17 minutes of the game – one minute for each year the Glazers were in control.
There was also a protest at United’s training ground in Carrington on Friday.
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