Write Ronaldo off at your peril! Man Utd winners, losers and ratings as CR7 brings up 700 club goals at Everton

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Manchester United made it five victories from their last six Premier League games with a 2-1 win away at Everton, with Cristiano Ronaldo delivering another timely reminder of what he can still offer.

Erik ten Hag has restricted Ronaldo to a bit-part role this season, but the Portugal star has not earned a reputation as one of the very best by giving up and walking away from a challenge.

He has nothing to prove in the most remarkable of playing careers, but will still take heart from silencing a few detractors and reaching another individual milestone when registering his first league goal of the season at Goodison Park.

That effort has taken him to 700 at club level, while Antony was also on target for United in the Merseyside rain as they responded positively to falling behind early on to an impressive 20-yard strike from Alex Iwobi.