Ronaldo to equal Casillas look document as Man Utd reveal line-up

Cristiano Ronaldo was set to equal Iker Casillas’ Champions League look document after being chosen within the beginning XI for Manchester United’s conflict with Younger Boys.

Casillas holds the document after showing 177 occasions in his glittering profession throughout spells for Actual Madrid and Porto.

Nevertheless, he can have former team-mate Ronaldo for firm, with the Portugal star set so as to add one other document to his enviable listing.

Ronaldo was chosen for his second successive begin since returning to United from Juventus, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s United appeared to enhance on final season’s group-stage exit from the Champions League.

Ronaldo began and scored twice for United on Saturday in a 4-1 win over Newcastle United within the Premier League, marking his second debut in type.

The previous Madrid ahead is the Champions League’s document goalscorer having discovered the web 134 occasions. Fifteen of these objectives have been scored throughout his first spell with United from 2003 to 2009, with the remainder coming throughout subsequent stints with Madrid and Juve.

He has lifted the trophy 5 occasions, as soon as with United and on 4 events with Madrid.

His final look within the Champions League for United got here within the defeat to Barcelona within the last in Might 2009, 12 years and 110 days in the past.

By taking part in towards Younger Boys, Ronaldo’s hole between Champions League appearances would be the fourth longest hole for a similar membership, behind Klaas Jan Huntelaar (Ajax, 2006-18, 12y 189d), Timmy Simons (Membership Brugge, 2003-16, 12y 280d) and Steed Malbranque (Lyon, 2001-15, 14y 194d).

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