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It brought back good memories for co-commentator Gary Neville, who recalled an nearly identical strike from Ronaldo at Craven Cottage in 2007, a late victor during a vital 2-1 victory as they went on to win the Premier League title.
"We want to get higher up of course but now we have taken the step into the top four it's on to the next league game, which is Liverpool, and before that, we have a couple of nice games as well".
And as we head towards the final phase of the season, Fulham are sinking further into the relegation scrap, having acquired just seventeen points in 26 matches and are in desperate need of a miraculous turnaround if they are to maintain their top-flight status next season.
"It was tough for everyone involved".
'I only believe in work and more work - and that's what we've done'.
A brace from Paul Pogba and a brilliant solo goal from Anthony Martial earned the Red Devils all three points, taking them up to the fourth spot in the league table for the first time this season.
The Red Devils were brilliant 3-1 winners against Arsenal in the FA Cup fourth round at The Emirates to set up a sixth-round tie against their top-four rivals Chelsea FC at Stamford Bridge on 18 March. It's a big statement from where we were.
"Consistency is key in any sport and it's no different here".
It's a wonder the Fulham players aren't still trying to get him off their minds, Pogba really did run them ragged through large periods of the game.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer seems keen to keep expectations under control as his dream start as Manchester United's caretaker boss rolls on, but now and then he can not help but show his deserved satisfaction.