UEFA Champions League: Atalanta vs Manchester United live
Atlanta will host the Red Devils today in the 4th round of the UEFA champions League at the Gewiss Stadium, Bergamo in Italy at exactly 20:00 GMT.
Atlanta lost to United by 3-2 at Old Trafford despite taking an early lead of 2-0 before half time in the first fixture of the champions league against United on October 20th. Putting them currently in second place of the group F table with 4 points thus; out of 3 champions league games played so far, they have won 1, drawn 1 and lost 1 to the Red Devils. The home team have not kept a clean sheet in six matches so far. If Atlanta is able to secure a win going forward into this game, they will put themselves ahead of United who are only two points away.
United endured a difficult October and their 5-0 defeat against Liverpool place Ole Gunnar’s future at the club in doubt. However, Gunnar survived that debacle when they beat Tottenham by 3 goals to nil. In this same fixture in October, the Red Devils were nearly beaten but they hit back in a spectacular fashion, scoring through Cristiano Ronaldo, Rashford and Maguire. This elevated them from the bottom of the table to the top of the table with six points. United will hoping to win this game with their new-found momentum. United have lost only one of their last 11 games against Italian opponents in the UEFA champions league, while they’ve picked up victories in 5 of their last six.
This will be the second meeting between both teams in all competition. With Manchester united already in the lead after securing the first ever clash.
This game is going to be a tough one since both teams will be fighting for the lead on the group F table. This game is going to be decided with more than 3 goals.
Atlanta XI: Musso; de Roon, Demiral, Palomino; Zappacosta, Freuler, Koopmeiners, Maehle; Ilicic, Pasalic; Zapata
Man Utd XI: De Gea; Shaw, Maguire, Varane, Baily, Wan-Bissaka; Pogba, McTominay, Fernandes; Ronaldo, Rashford