A Cristiano Ronaldo 74th-minute strike from the spot gave Manchester United three hard-earned points against Norwich city at Carrow Road.

The Red Devils, under the toutledge of interim manager Ralf Rangnick came into the encounter on the back of a hard fought win over Crystal Palace, while Dean Smith’s side came from a heavy 3-0 collapse to Tottenham last weekend.

Cristiano Ronaldo was brought down in the box by Norwich right back Max Aarons, the Portuguese slotted in the ball from 12 yards ti hand Rangnick his second league win in charge of the Red Devils.

Norwich have been rejuvenated since the appointment of former Villa manager Dean Smith. After a win and two draws, the Yellow Canaries may have seem roughed up a bit with losses to Tottenham and United. The newly promoted side will be looking to continue their quest for a stay in the league next season when they host his former team Aston Villa.