CRISTIANO RONALDO was the first to console Manchester United team-mate Bruno Fernandes after his last-gasp penalty miss against Aston Villa.
United had been losing 1-0 when Fernandes was given the opportunity to draw his side level in the dying seconds of the game.
4 Bruno Fernandes confidently stepped up to take Man Utd’s last gasp penalty against Villa Credit: Getty 4 But the midfielder’s glaring miss condemned United to a 1-0 loss Credit: Getty 4 He was visibly shaken after missing the spot kick Credit: EPA 4 Team-mate Ronaldo was one of the first to comfort Fernandes Credit: Getty Villa defender Kortney Hause, who had earlier put the visitors in front, had handled in his own area to concede the spot-kick.
But Bruno punted his effort over the bar and condemned the Red Devils to their first defeat of the Premier League season.
Fernandes was visibly shaken after his glaring blunder cost United the game.
However, Cristiano was on hand to give his Portuguese pal some moral support after his miss.
On social media, United fans were less understanding and claimed Fernandes’ blunder is proof that Cristiano should be the club’s No 1 penalty taker.
One Quote: : “Never, ever take penalties away from Ronaldo for any team.”
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