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Pitch invader at Man Utd vs Arsenal clash gets slammed to the ground by security as Cristiano Ronaldo watches on

A PITCH invader was slammed to the ground by security during Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Arsenal. Cristiano Ronaldo and Co watched on in astonishment as the supporter charged the field late on in the Old Trafford clash. The person managed to make it all the way up to Ronaldo as United attempted to keep […] ...

A PITCH invader was slammed to the ground by security during Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Arsenal.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Co watched on in astonishment as the supporter charged the field late on in the Old Trafford clash.

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A pitch invader got close to Cristiano Ronaldo in Man Utd’s 3-2 win over Arsenal[/caption]

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The invader couldn’t quite make it as he got body-slammed by security[/caption]

The person managed to make it all the way up to Ronaldo as United attempted to keep the Gunners at bay from a corner.

However, the pitch invader couldn’t make it all the way to Ronnie and his team-mates.

As the person approached the players, security finally caught up with them.

And they were hurled to the ground with a move more akin to a rugby field.

The crowd cheered as security then dragged the pitch invader off with just minutes left in the game.

And there was very soon a louder roar as United secured a pivotal win over Mikel Arteta’s men.

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The pitch invader was hauled off to loud cheers[/caption]

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Arsenal took the lead in the 13th minute when Emile Smith Rowe fired past a stricken David De Gea on the floor.

But the goal stood when it was revealed the goalkeeper had been clipped by his own team-mate Fred.

United managed to pull on back before the break through Bruno Fernandes.

And Ronaldo fired his side ahead in front of new boss Ralf Rangnick with his 800th career goal.

However, United’s lead was short lived when Martin Odegaard equalised moments later.

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But the midfielder went from hero to villain in the 70th minute when he gave away a penalty.

Ronaldo stepped up to the spot and scored his 801st career goal.

And the strike proved to be the match winner as United held on for a 3-2 victory.

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