Ronaldo scores and leads Manchester United to the round of 16 of the European League

Manchester (England): Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal returning to the starting lineup to lead his side to the knockout stage of the European Football League with a 3-0 win over Sheriff Tiraspol at Old Trafford on Thursday . Ronaldo, who was excluded from the squad for the Premier League clash with Chelsea over the weekend for disciplinary reasons, scored United’s third goal after leading in Diogo Dalot and Marcus Rashford advantage for the hosts. United are second in Group E with 12 points in five games before the trip to Real Sociedad in the last round next week, where he has to win to be in lead the group and qualify directly for the round of 16. Real Sociedad beat Omonia 2-0 thanks to a brace from Robert Navarro and Brice Mendes, while Roma, led by coach Jose Mourinho, kept hopes of qualifying for the knockout stage with a 2- win. 1 over Helsinki in Group C after striker Tammy Abramo scored the first goal. (Reuters)