Christian Eriksen Speaks On Playing Without Cristiano Ronaldo In The Squad After Chelsea Draw

Speaking to MUTV, Christian Eriksen said: “It [the result] does feel like a big relief compared to the six minutes before with the penalty against us.

“It was a big blow. But, obviously, it shows the character, and what a nice header! It was [a cracking header] — a very strong neck!.

“A very nice goal from Casemiro. I think that’s what the fans want to go to the stadium for, that’s what we as players want to achieve.

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“We want to entertain and score goals and celebrate with the fans. It was perfect timing to score at that end, to celebrate with the fans.”

Manchester United rescued a 1–1 draw away at Chelsea on Saturday thanks to Casemiro’s late header after conceding a penalty in the 87th minute.

Cristiano Ronaldo was dropped from the matchday squad by Erik ten Hag after walking off the pitch early in the draw against Newcastle a week before.

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