- Donny Van de Beek and Jadon Sancho celebrated together are Man United defeated Villarreal in the Champions League
- The England international scored his first goal of the season since joining the Red Devils from Dortmund in the summer
- United make it through to the last 16 of the elite competition and will finish as group leaders after Atalanta played a draw with Young Boys
The Premier League side booked their spot in the Round of 16 following a 2-0 win over the Yellow Submarines at the Estadio de Ceramica.
The sweet story of Van de Beek and Sancho
Manchester United striker Cristiano Ronaldo sets new Champions League record following win over Villarreal
The interesting thing was that Sancho who joined United four months back for a whopping £73 million deal, scored his first goal.
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The 21-year-old was given the chance by the Red Devils' caretaker manager Micheal Carrick and the youngster made his selection count.
After Ronaldo had put United ahead, Sancho wrapped things up as his shot went into the roof of the net from a Bruno Fernandes' assist.
After the final whistle, Van de Beek who also scored his first goal in United colours against Watford in the past weekend celebrated with his fellow benchwarmer.
Both players have started most of their games from the bench and have not had convincing performances which have brought huge criticisms on them.
However, the situation has changed as both stars are now enjoying first-team football and would hope to score more goals in the games to come ahead.
Ronaldo's reacts to Man United's won over Villarreal
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Portugal striker Cristiano Ronaldo has stated that Manchester United players will continue to fight for the club until they achieve their dreams, Man Utd.com reports.
The Red Devils started life after the exit of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with a 2-0 victory against Villarreal on Tuesday night, November 24, courtesy of goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho.
The win means United, which parted with manager Solskjaer at the weekend after a poor string of results, qualifies for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
Michael Carrick saw his side burst into life towards the end of the second half, the two goals ensured United reach the Champions League last 16 with a game to spare.