Cristiano Ronaldo scores goal number 699.

Manchester United defeated Sheriff 2-0 

on Thursday in Moldova

 to earn their first points of the Europa League campaign.

From the penalty spot

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first-ever goal 

in the Europa League.

In a relaxed second half, 

United needed nothing more from him or anybody else

as they breezed past their penultimate match

before the international break.