Is Cristiano Ronaldo Playing For Manchester United Vs Omonia Nicosia Today Europa League: Know if Cristiano Ronaldo is playing for Manchester United in the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League match against Omonia Nicosia at the GSP Stadium Nicosia, Cyprus on Thursday October 6 2022.
Manchester United will be away from home as they are facing Omonia Nicosia in the group stage match of the 2022/23 UEFA Europa League at the GSP Stadium Stadium. United head into the match seeking their long awaited fifth victory of the 2022/23 season. The Old Trafford-based team picked up a 6-3 away defeat in their last outing in the Sun 02 Oct English Premier League kickoff against their arch rival Manchester City.
Manchester United last UEFA Europa league match United won 2-0 against Sheriff where Portuguese goal machine Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first goal of the season.
Is Cristiano Ronaldo Playing For Manchester United Vs Omonia Nicosia Today Europa League?
Ronaldo trained with the squad during the training session ahead of the Europa League and is most likely to play for the Premier League club when they play Omonia Nicosia Today in Europa League clash in Nicosia, Cyprus tonight. The Portuguese striker has managed to score only one goal for United, having already appeared in six Premier League and one Europa League match.
However, it important to note that the 37-year-old captain has played for the full 90-min duration, only in two games so far. Ronaldo has struggled to break into the starting XI under new boss Erik ten Hag. This season, the Portuguese forward has made three starts for United, twice in the Europa League and once in the Premier League. Ronaldo did not appear in Saturday’s 6-3 Premier League defeat at Manchester City.
Erik ten Hag speaks about Ronaldo
Ten Hag mentioned Ronaldo’s lack of game time during a recent press conference. According to the Dutch tactician (via BBC Sport):
“He’s not happy that he wasn’t playing Sunday. Of course, he wants to play, and he’s annoyed when he’s not playing. It’s clear.”
Ten Hag also added:
“But I already saidm and I have to repeat; he’s training well; he has a good mood; he’s motivated, and he gives his best. That is what we expect.”
As per Ten Hag’s comment, there is a possibility that Cristiano Ronaldo will play against Omonia Nicosia tomorrow. The five-time Balon d’Or winner scored his first goal of the season last night in an away fixture against Sheriff Tiraspol. If Ronaldo does play against Omonia Nicosia, then he will be deployed as the club’s main striker up front in attack.
Manchester United currently sit second in their Europa League group. In their season opener, they were defeated 1-0 by Real Sociedad. Following that, United defeated Sheriff Tiraspol, giving them three points from two games. Omonia, on the other hand, has no points in the group stage and is at the bottom of Group E.
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