Cristiano Ronaldo appeared all set to say the all-time worldwide purpose report however had a penalty saved in Portugal’s World Cup qualifier towards the Republic of Eire.
And somewhat sarcastically, the Manchester United star was denied by 19-year-old Gavin Bazunu, who plies his commerce at Manchester Metropolis.
Portugal have been awarded the spot-kick as Jeff Hendrick was adjudged to have tripped Bruno Fernandes contained in the field.
After a prolonged VAR verify, the penalty was confirmed and Ronaldo was only one kick away from scoring a report 110 targets for his nation.
He struck powerfully to Bazunu’s proper however the teenager, who’s presently on mortgage at League One Portsmouth, was equal to it.
And even perhaps extra extremely, Eire are 1-0 up at half time due to John Egan’s header from a nook.
It’s been a irritating night time for Ronaldo and co with Diogo Jota lacking quite a few probabilities to get on the scoresheet, together with heading onto the submit from six yards out.
In the meantime, Ronaldo was arguably lucky to flee punishment for hitting out at Dara O’Shea shortly earlier than taking the spot-kick.
Ronaldo appears to be like set to make his second Man United debut on September 11 because the Crimson Devils tackle Newcastle and talkSPORT might be bang throughout all that!
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