This was the same tired story of Manchester United’s season. A powder-puff rearguard, an errant midfield, an overreliance on Cristiano Ronaldo to somehow pull the result their way.
And he did it: yet again. For the third time in Group F the Portuguese levelled at the last, his fifth strike of the group stage a low volley that avoided the amateurish United being consigned to their second defeat.
Written by Jamie Jackson at the Gewiss Stadium
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/football/2021/nov/02/atalanta-manchester-united-champions-league-match-report under the title “Cristiano Ronaldo saves Manchester United from dismal defeat at Atalanta”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.