Man Utd ace Fernandes explains handing penalty to Ronaldo | OneFootball
Man Utd ace Fernandes explains handing penalty to Ronaldo
Manchester United playmaker spoke about the decision to allow Cristiano Ronaldo to take a penalty against Arsenal on Thursday.
The Red Devils defeated the Gunners at home in the Premier League 3-2, with Ronaldo's penalty proving to be the winning goal.
After Fred was fouled in the penalty box, Fernandes allowed Ronaldo to take the spot kick, even though he was previously the team's designated penalty taker.
Post-game, Fernandes told BBC Sport about the situation: "We didn't have a chat.
"I missed the last one so I trust him in the same way I trust myself.
"It was time for Cristiano to take the penalty because I took the last one and missed it.
"It doesn't matter who gets on the penalty."