Manchester United 3-2 Atalanta
United gave Atalanta two goals in the first half, but drove an amazing second half to win the match.
The meeting began with a strong and vibrant match, in which the first place was in the name of Rashford, but the English striker missed the opportunity and was also ambushed.
In the first 15 minutes, what the home team wanted was likely to happen, but the cold showers came after a defensive swing from Zappacosta’s pass into goal. Mactominay could not overcome his opponent, who took the initiative to the Italians.
In the 20th minute, a huge position was disqualified. Ronaldo made a good effort to break through the right flank, but the home team’s left defense pushed the ball into a corner.
United put a lot of pressure on their opponent, passes, the corner kicks came in front of the goal, then Mosson had to take Ronaldo’s shot.
Out of nowhere came an Italian corner kick headed by Demiral 5 yards into the net between Maguire and Shaw. Why De Gea can’t get off the line, we may never know, but surely nothing has developed in England.
After scoring the second goal, the Manchester goalkeeper could not press his opponent as he did between the two goals. There were no real situations either, and sometimes there were problems catching the ball.
In the 44th minute, Fred could score again, break the goal well, and then try to roll away, but missed the goal.
Fernandes bowed in the last minute of the half, Demiral missed the ball, Rashford was in position but hit the crossbar.
Thus, both teams went 0-2 at the break, and after the round it took much more attacks.
Comaldo Solskjaer had to be helped off the field because the injury meant he was unable to finish the match, and Musso came to finish the match.
In the 53rd minute, he beautified United; Fernandez parade Rashford who calmly shot the long shot past Musso.
Five minutes later, he was an inch from the equaliser for United, deceived Greenwood and then shot in the middle, McTominay arrived, but the game moved from his foot to the goal post.
Ronaldo also tried, but his flat shot was defended by Musso.
In the 71st minute, De Gea kept the Red Devils’ chances alive, stopping a giant twice in a row in the attempts of Spanish doorman Zapata and Miranchuk. As he must be taught not to defend himself, he stopped Zapata Lindelof very easily.
A few minutes later, a corner kick landed in front of the goal, and Maguire headed his head to the Italy goalkeeper. The captain did not wait much for his goal then, in the next minute Fernandes hit the ball into the middle from the right wing, and the ball found Maguire on the other side, who immediately hit the goal, 2-2!
Fernandez could take the lead, act within 16 and then shoot, and Musso saved a big goal.
What did United go for in this half?! In the 81st minute, after a bad corner kick, Shaw grabbed the ball, turned the spine superbly and Ronaldo’s header superbly, to advance to Manchester United from 0-2!
The team struggled hard and although there were good solutions in the first half as well, they showed great strength in the second half and reversed the score and went ahead.
UEFA Champions League, Group Stage
Manchester United 3-2 Atalanta
Led by Marciniak S. (POL)
United: De Gea – Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw – Fred (Matic 88.), McTominay (Pogba 66.) – Greenwood (Sancho 73.), Fernandes, Rashford (Cavani 66.) – Ronaldo
Unused exchanges: Henderson, Bailey, Dalot, Telles, Van de Beek, Ilanga, Lingard, Mata
Atalanta: Musso – de Roon, Demiral (Lovato 46.), Palomino – Zappacosta, Koopmeiners (Pezzella 81.), Freuler, Maehle – Pasalic (Malinovsky 68.) – Ilicic (Miranchuk 68.), Muriel (Zapata 56.) )
Unused substitutes: Rossi, Sportello, Scalvini, Piccoli
Top scorer: Rashford 53′, Maguire 75, Ronaldo 81′ and Pasalic 15′, Demiral 29′.
Yellow Card: Shaw, Matic, Cavani, Lovato, Pasalek, De Ron, Palomino
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