Champions League: Atalanta and Manchester United draw 2-2 on Tuesday

BERGAMO. Atalanta manages to recover against Manchester United with 2 goals from C. Ronaldo from a goal on the 90' and a goal on the 45'.

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BERGAMO. Atalanta manages to recover against Manchester United with 2 goals from C. Ronaldo from a goal on the 90′ and a goal on the 45′.

The match was held at the Gewiss Stadium Stadium in Bergamo on Tuesday and this began at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Slavko Vinčić with the help of Tomaž Klančnik and Andraž Kovačič. The 4th official was Matej Jug. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.7 degrees Celsius or 49.46 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 90%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Atalanta was in possession of the ball for 47% of the time vs. Manchester United that controlled the ball for 53% of the time.

Atalanta was more aggressive with 48 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 4 were on target. However, this did not suffice for Atalanta to win the match​.

Atalanta shot 10 times, 4 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Manchester United shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.

Cards

No yellow cards were issued to Atalanta. On the opposite side, Manchester United received 1 yellow card (S. McTominay).

After this match, Atalanta will have 5 points to stay in the 3rd place. On the opposite side, Manchester United will have 7 points to move up in the 2nd place.

Match Events

  • 12'
    12'

    J. Ilicic

    D. Zapata

  • 38'
    38'

    M. Greenwood

    R. Varane

  • 45'
    45'

    C. Ronaldo

    B. Fernandes

  • 46'
    46'

    B. Djimsiti

    M. Pasalic

  • 51'
    51'

    S. McTominay

  • 58'
    58'

    D. Zapata

  • 69'
    69'

    N. Matic

    P. Pogba

  • 69'
    69'

    E. Cavani

    M. Rashford

  • 71'
    71'

    L. Muriel

    J. Ilicic

  • 87'
    87'

    J. Sancho

    S. McTominay

  • 87'
    87'

    D. van de Beek

    B. Fernandes

  • 90'
    90'

    C. Ronaldo

Next match

In the upcoming Champions League match, Atalanta will play away with Young Boys on the 23rd of November with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Atalanta (0 draws).

Manchester United will play away with Villarreal on the 23rd of November with a 1-0 head to head statistic in favor of Manchester United (5 draws).

Atalanta: Formation and Lineups

Atalanta started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

The manager Gian Piero Gasperini chose to play with the following team: Juan Musso (6.5), Marten de Roon (7.0), Merih Demiral (6.8), José Luis Palomino (7.7), Davide Zappacosta (6.4), Teun Koopmeiners (7.7), Remo Freuler (6.4), Joakim Mæhle (6.9), Mario Pašalić (6.2), Josip Iličić (7.5) and Duván Zapata (8.0).

Substitutes

Atalanta made 2 changes: M. Pasalic for B. Djimsiti (46′) and J. Ilicic for L. Muriel (71′).

Top player: Duván Zapata

The player who no doubt impressed Atalanta the most was Duván Zapata.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 23 passes (56% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10.

Manchester United: Formation and Lineups

Manchester United started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).

On the other side, Ole Gunnar Solskjær played with: David De Gea (5.6), Eric Bailly (7.2), Raphaël Varane (6.6), Harry Maguire (6.1), Aaron Wan-Bissaka (7.4), Paul Pogba (6.4), Scott McTominay (6.7), Luke Shaw (7.4), Bruno Fernandes (7.2), Marcus Rashford (6.8) and Cristiano Ronaldo (7.8).

Substitutes

Manchester United made 5 changes: R. Varane for M. Greenwood (38′), P. Pogba for N. Matic (69′), M. Rashford for E. Cavani (69′), S. McTominay for J. Sancho (87′) and B. Fernandes for D. van de Beek (87′).

Top player: Cristiano Ronaldo

Probably the most impressive player in Manchester United was Cristiano Ronaldo.

His rating is (7.8) with 1 goal, 33 passes (90% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Champions League

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