Lionel Messi wins record seventh Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi has won the Ballon d’Or for a record seventh time at a ceremony held in Paris this evening while Alexia Putellas won the women’s award, Pedri won the award for the best young player and Gianluigi Donnarumma on the best goalkeeper award.

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Man United into last 16 with victory over Villarreal

Manchester United booked their place in the Champions League last 16 with a 2-0 win away to Villarreal. The first game of the post Ole Gunnar Solskjaer era was decided by second half strikes from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho meaning the Red Devils can look forward to European football next spring.

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United bounce back with win over Spurs

Manchester United eased the pressure on manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Edinson Cavani and Marcus Rashford sealed a comprehensive 3-0 win at Tottenham. Ronaldo scored the first and made the second on the night.

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Ronaldo rescues lacklustre United against Villarreal

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a late injury time winner as Manchester United came from behind to beat Villarreal 2-1 at Old Trafford in their Champions League Group F clash. Paco Alcacer had put Villarreal ahead with Alex Telles brining United level before Ronaldo’s late strike.

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Lingard mistake sees Young Boys shock Man United

A misplaced last minute back pass from Jesse Lingard handed Young Boys a surprise 2-1 win over Manchester United in the opening game of the 2021/22 Champions League season. Cristiano Ronaldo had put the visitors ahead but the sending off of Aaron Wan-Bissaka opened the door for a memorable comeback.

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