Man United Claim New Champions League Landmark Thanks to Ronaldo’s Header Against Atalanta

Man United Claim New Champions League Landmark Thanks to Ronaldo’s Header Against Atalanta

  • Manchester United on Wednesday night came from two goals down to beat Italian side Atalanta in Champions League
  • The Old Trafford fans were happy with how Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner a few minutes to end the game
  • Manager Ole Solskjaer will now be planning for the next game against Liverpool which is a Premier League tie

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Manchester United have set new Champions League landmark following their win over Italian giants Atalanta in which Portugal international Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winner.

Wednesday night, October 20, was an incredible day for all Manchester United fans and the win over Atalanta also eased the pressure on embattled manager Ole Solskjaer.

The visitors to the surprise of all Manchester United fans took the lead twice at Old Trafford as they scored two goals, but the Red Devils came back with goals from Marcus Rashford and Maguire before getting the winner through Ronaldo.

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Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo in action for Manchester United. Photo by Matthew Ashton
Source: UGC

And according to the report on Mirror, Cristiano Ronaldo's goal meant Man United came from 2-0 down at half-time in the Champions League at Old Trafford for the first time in their history.

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As things stand now, Manchester United are now topping Group F in the Champions League and the Red Devils' fans are confident of them securing a move to the knockout stages.

Ronaldo Sends Important Message to Man United Players After Dramatic Champions League Win Over Atalanta

Earlier, Briefly News had reported how Cristiano Ronaldo's 81st minute header was all Manchester United needed to complete their dramatic comeback win over Atalanta at Old Trafford.

Mario Pasalic and Merih Demiral gave the visitors the lead in the 15th and 28th minutes respectively.

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But that was not enough to earn them a win as a goal each from Marcus Rashford, Harry Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo helped the home team turn the game entirely around.

The drama came when the Portuguese grabbed the winner with nine minutes left to play in the encounter as they claim their second group game this campaign.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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