Footage shows the forward spitting but the wind appears to catch it in the air and the saliva sails onto the back of his team-mates’ shirt.
It was obviously an accident but a gross one, and it appeared to sum up the forward’s afternoon where nothing went to plan.
Ronaldo headed into the game on his biggest goal drought in over a decade, having failed to net from his last five appearances.
And the 37-year-old, despite throwing himself around the field, was unable to strike as Southampton dug deep to secure a draw.
Elanga came on in the second half but the promising Swede, like his team-mates, was unable to come up with a dramatic winner.
Speaking to BBC Sport after the game, meanwhile, United interim Ralf Rangnick lamented his side’s failure to secure victory.
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