Ronaldo’s full-time reaction vs. Everton puts pressure on Solskjaer, says Neville

Manchester United came away with just a single point against Everton this weekend, with Rafa Benitez’s side coming back from going one goal down in the first half.

Anthony Martial’s late first-half goal gave Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side the lead but United’s intense start to the game wained and the Merseyside club were, in the end, unlucky to not leave Old Trafford with all three points.

The defeat was the second straight game without a win in the Premier League for the Old Trafford club, with pressure on Solskjaer increasing by the day.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who had been named on the bench and later introduced as a substitute, was visibly upset when he made his way down the tunnel after the game. Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville shared his thoughts on the incident, admitting he was not happy with his former team-mate’s reaction.

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“I watched the game, I watched him walk off,” he said. “I can’t say I liked it. Is Cristiano upset when he doesn’t play? Yes. Is Cristiano upset when he doesn’t score? Yes.

“Is Cristiano annoyed when the team doesn’t score? Of course. We know those things, he doesn’t have to prove that. He walked off the pitch, muttering to himself which in some ways, throws the questions up in the air: ‘who is he annoyed with?’.

“It can only come back to the manager, so I do think actions like that, Cristiano is smart enough to know, that will bring real pressure on the manager.”

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