Premier League: Cristiano Ronaldo nets winner against Everton; scores 700th club goal of his career

Xtra Time Web Desk: Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo finally overcame his goal drought as he netted the winner against Everton in Premier League match on Sunday. It was also the 700th club goal for the Portugese superstar.

It was Ronaldo’s 144th goal for Red Devils across two spells at the Old Trafford. The talisman has also netted five goals for Sporting Lisbon,101 goals for Juventus and 450 for Real Madrid.

As far as the match goes, Everton took the lead at Goodison Park after Alex Iwobi curled a sublime strike into the net from 20 metres. United restored parity with Brazilian Antony scoring the equalizer.

The visitors suffered a setback as Anthony Martial had to be withdrawn in the 29th minute after he picked a back injury. Ronaldo, who came in as a substitute was on the scoresheet. The 37-year-old Portugal striker latched onto a through-ball from Casemiro and slotted it at the back of the nets past Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the 44th minute.