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Again ‘Commander’! Cristiano Ronaldo made it 2-2 for Manchester United vs. Atalanta | VIDEO

Cristiano Ronaldo appeared again and put the second goal of the para Manchester United vs. Atalanta for day 4 of the Champions League. At the moment, both teams tie 2-2 in Group F of this European edition.

Manchester United vs. Atalanta: match summary

Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo confirmed his love affair with the Champions League on Tuesday and returned to rescue with a double culminated in added time at Manchester United, who drew 2-2 in the Atalanta field and remained leader, tied with Villarreal, in group F.

Cristiano continues to be the light of United, and more so in the Champions League, his favorite competition, which he won five times, once with the English team and four with Real Madrid. He is the all-time top scorer in the European Cup with 139 goals in 180 games and has scored nine goals in eleven games since his return to the Old Trafford club.

A goal from Slovenian Josip Ilicic and another from Colombian Duván Zapata gave Atalanta an advantage twice, but in the last minute of the first half, and in added time of the second, Cristiano appeared and rescued a key point for United, when There are two days left until the group stage is over.

As already happened at Old Trafford, it was Atalanta who were more comfortable at the beginning of the match, despite an initial scare, with a shot from Scotsman Scott McTominay who, deflected, hit a post. But Atalanta illuminated with good combinations, rhythm, speed, and got the prize at 12 minutes, when Josip Ilicic, a midfielder who two seasons ago endorsed a European poker at Valencia at the Mestalla, overtook Atalanta with a shot that ended at the bottom from the meshes after a mistake by Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea.

For United, who had saved Solskjaer’s head last Saturday by beating Tottenham 3-0, causing the dismissal of Spurs coach Nuno Espirito Santo, replaced by Antonio Conte, the problems were growing, as the French Raphael Varane He was forced to request the change due to a new physical problem.

The former Madrid defender had returned against Tottenham after a three-week absence and was replaced by Mason Greenwood. A striker entered for a defender, a clear message from Solskjaer to his team, whose reaction was specified with a spectacular play between Bruno Fernandes and Cristiano. The midfielder left him with an elegant touch with the outside of his right foot a comfortable ball that CR7 took advantage of to overcome Juan Musso and restore equality a few seconds before the break.

Atalanta remained faithful to their idea of ​​football and, despite suffering at the beginning of the restart, regained the advantage thanks to Duván’s goal number 73 in the Bergamo team shirt. The number 91 received a vertical pass from Argentine José Luis Palomino and beat De Gea with an accurate shot with his left foot. He had to wait several minutes for the VAR to control his position for a possible offside, before he could release all his joy.

With information from EFE

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