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Cristiano Ronaldo stormed into the tunnel after Manchester United's disappointing draw with Everton

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Cristiano Ronaldo was furious after Manchester United dropped points at home
Cristiano Ronaldo was furious after Manchester United dropped points at home / Michael Regan/Getty Images
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Cristiano Ronaldo stormed down the tunnel in frustration after Manchester United were held to a 1-1 draw against Everton on Saturday night.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer stunned fans when he chose to keep Ronaldo on the bench for the game. Anthony Martial gave United the lead, but Andros Townsend pulled one back for the Toffees, and the Red Devils couldn't find another goal before full-time.

According to the Daily Mail, the 36-year-old was seen shaking his head, and looked visibly annoyed as he stormed down the tunnel after the game.

United have now failed to win four of their last seven games across competitions. Speaking after the game, Rio Ferdinand said he could understand Ronaldo's frustration at the result.

He told BT Sport: "(He's) Disappointed with the result. He scored five in five, he wanted to continue that form and shoot his team to victory – I understand his frustrations.

"You have to say with the depth of the squad that United should still get that done. Everton didn’t have their first-choice strikers. Nine games without a clean sheet is poor for United."

Ferdinand's co-pundit Jermaine Jenas added: "He wants to win a league, he understands importance of points, he’s fuming. For a manager that’s a blessing, he’s bound to be upset."

Jenas was also left confused by Solskjaer's decision to leave Ronaldo on the bench, and added: "Cristiano has five in five, would you see other people take out their top goal scorers?

"Would Kane, Aguero at City, Salah – but he’s (Ronaldo) 36 and you have to manage his load. If they had another game on Tuesday and next week but the question for me is that he’s going international duty for Qatar and Luxembourg?"

Jenas added: "Why are they managing his load? Did you see him in the Euros, played every game. To me today didn’t feel like the type of game to rest your star man."

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