‘What an assist!’ Hapless Lingard trolled for ruining Ronaldo UCL return with horrendous mistake as Man Utd lose to Young Boys

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League return with Manchester ended in a shock defeat after a horrendous injury-time error by substitute Jesse Lingard gifted Young Boys victory in Switzerland. Read Full Article at RT.com

‘What an assist!’ Hapless Lingard trolled for ruining Ronaldo UCL return with horrendous mistake as Man Utd lose to Young Boys

Cristiano Ronaldo’s Champions League return with Manchester ended in a shock defeat after a horrendous injury-time error by substitute Jesse Lingard gifted Young Boys victory in Switzerland.

Ronaldo was watching on from the bench as the man who replaced him in the 72nd minute inexplicably presented the ball to Theoson Siebatcheu with a tame back-pass deep into added time.

The Young Boys striker poked the ball beyond David de Gea to put the home team 2-1 in front and send the crowd at the Wankdorf Stadium into ecstasy.

Young Boys seized on Lingard's weak backpass. © Twitter
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Young Boys earned a shock win over Man Utd. © Reuters

The goal sealed a comeback for Young Boys after Ronaldo had put the visitors 1-0 up on 13 minutes when he turned in a pinpoint assist from Bruno Fernandes.

The goal was Ronaldo’s 135th in the competition on what was a record-equaling 177th Champions League appearance.

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But the game turned on its head when United full-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off in the 35th minute for a clumsy tackle on Young Boys’ Christopher Martins.

An uninspiring United held on until the 66-minute mark, when Moumi Ngamaleu toe-poked the ball home at the near post after United had blocked a shot.

Then came Lingard’s calamity – as fans online reaction with a mixture of horror and humor, depending on their allegiances.