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Atalanta 2-2 Man Utd: three key points as United secure vital away draw

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The Italian side proved their resilience yet again as they thumped Manchester United with 2 goals of their own in this contest.

But the visitors were up to the task as they responded in aplomb in the course of the match.

With a five-goal thriller in the first leg, the game promised a goal feast and such was the case here as both teams scored twice in the game.

The visitors earned a point that see them lead the group. From the 2-2 draw here,Isagoal.com reveals the three (3) key points from United’s come back to draw.

Ronaldo Was Magnificent

Man Utd 3-2 Atalanta: Cristiano Ronaldo completes comeback to relieve  pressure on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer | Football News | Sky Sports

The Red Devils new signing Cristiano Ronaldo proved his talismanic mettle for Manchester United as he scored 2 goals against the Serie A giants Atalanta.

He’s been outstanding all season with a goal and a superb assist at the weekend against Spurs.

And here he saved his sides blushes with Edinson Cavani rested in the contest. He scored impressive goals in each half to prevent his side from losing the game.

While he’s the brain behind the memorable times United have been having in this season competition.

Solskjaer Job Hanging On Ronaldo

Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has been under fire lately in the United coaching hot seat.

And with Tottenham’s Nuno Espirito Santos sacked at Spurs some scary feelings are at Solskjaer’s abode.

But Ronaldo’s goals scoring exploits have been inspiring to the entire Manchester United side.

While his goals have been keeping Solskjaer relatively on the job amid Paul Pogba transfer links to Paris Saint Germain at the moment.

Atalanta Are Really Good

The Italian side has been unperturbed about Manchester United’s attacking personnel as they’ve readily attacked the Red Devils from the onset.

They are a good side and they deserve to go to the next stage possibly ahead of Samuel Chukwueze’s Villarreal side.

They took the initiative to lead twice in the game only for a world-class display from Ronaldo could peg them back twice in the contest.

That’s how good they are as they (Atalanta) would fancy their chances further on in the competition with 2 games to spare.

 

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