Two consecutive stunning defeats to Liverpool and Fulham have put Manchester United in and unsafe position to retain their EPL crown. The Red Champions are experiencing the worst moment since the start of the season at a point where everybody branded them as the unbeatable team in Europe.
Now it looks like fright and respect are gone feelings for other clubs around the Mancunian Reds. Time is running out as the season is coming to a close. Manchester United have no other option but to turn things around immediately and find back their winning form. Two goals against Jose Mourinhoâ€™s Inter Milan in the Champions League gave Manchester United their last victory. After astonishingly losing 4-1 at Old Trafford, a patchy performance at Craven Cottage â€“ which resulted in a 2-0 loss â€“ wasnâ€™t the expected response.
Manchester United still top the Premier League table though with nine games to go for them. The Red Devils are in the quarterfinals of the Champions League and in the semi-finals of the FA Cup also with the Carlin Cup trophy already in their room of awards.
The man who scored Manchester Unitedâ€™s last two goals, Cristiano Ronaldo, is still hopeful of having a successful year with the Red Devils and create history by winning the quintuple.
Speaking to Zoo magazine, Ronaldo expressed himself:
“All the guys have to continue playing like we know we can,
“But no, we can’t relax. I know I don’t like to.
“I’ve a long road ahead of me and I want to be in this position, winning awards and trophies while I can.â€
Cristiano Ronaldo has set his faith and ambition at a high level and his belief in the Mancunian club continues to remain.
“Every game is important because if we win, it improves our confidence. I’m at a club that guarantees trophies and that makes me happy. When we compete for a cup, we know we can win it.
“Last year we did the double of Premier League and Champions League and this year we have a chance to win five.
“We’re doing well in all competitions and it would be incredible if we could win them all. We have to continue working as we have been.”
Portugalâ€™s 2-0 win over South Africa might help Cristiano Ronaldo put any disappointment and anxiety behind him as club football resumes this weekend. Manchester United clash against Aston Villa on Sunday in a game they canâ€™t afford not to win.
Written by: Angela Asante