Cristiano Ronaldo headed the winner 9 minutes from time as Manchester United got here again from two targets right down to document a memorable Champions League triumph towards Atalanta at Previous Trafford.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s facet had been booed off on the break, such was the dearth of invention they confirmed in falling behind to targets from Mario Pasalic and Merih Demiral.
However the jeers turned to cheers as United, roared on by an more and more frenzied crowd, rallied to finish certainly one of their nice European victories.
Marcus Rashford diminished the deficit with a wonderful end eight minutes after the restart earlier than skipper Harry Maguire drove dwelling after being left free on the far put up to get on the tip of Edinson Cavani’s flick.
However, inevitably, it was Ronaldo who received the sport, simply as he did three weeks beforehand towards Villarreal.
This time it was with certainly one of his trademark headers as he rose to satisfy Luke Shaw’s cross and discover the underside nook to ship United to the highest of Group F.
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- 1de Gea
- 23ShawBooked at 64mins
- 39McTominaySubstituted forPogbaat 66′minutes
- 17FredSubstituted forMaticat 88′minutesBooked at 90mins
- 11GreenwoodSubstituted forSanchoat 73′minutes
- 18Bruno Fernandes
- 10RashfordSubstituted forCavaniat 66′minutesBooked at 90mins
- 7Cristiano Ronaldo
- 34van de Beek
- 15de RoonBooked at 57mins
- 28DemiralSubstituted forLovatoat 45′minutesBooked at 55mins
- 6PalominoBooked at 80mins
- 7KoopmeinersSubstituted forPezzellaat 80′minutes
- 88PasalicBooked at 57minsSubstituted forMalinovskyiat 68′minutes
- 72IlicicSubstituted forAl Miranchukat 68′minutes
- 9MurielSubstituted forZapataat 56′minutes
- 59Al Miranchuk
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Match ends, Manchester United 3, Atalanta 2.
Second Half ends, Manchester United 3, Atalanta 2.
Try missed. Davide Zappacosta (Atalanta) proper footed shot from exterior the field misses to the left. Assisted by Ruslan Malinovskyi.
Edinson Cavani (Manchester United) is proven the yellow card for a nasty foul.
Foul by Edinson Cavani (Manchester United).
Ruslan Malinovskyi (Atalanta) wins a free kick on the correct wing.
Nemanja Matic (Manchester United) is proven the yellow card.
Luke Shaw (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by José Luis Palomino (Atalanta).
Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Foul by Marten de Roon (Atalanta).
Foul by Aaron Wan-Bissaka (Manchester United).
Davide Zappacosta (Atalanta) wins a free kick within the defensive half.
Nook, Atalanta. Conceded by Nemanja Matic.
Substitution, Manchester United. Nemanja Matic replaces Fred due to an harm.
Nook, Atalanta. Conceded by Edinson Cavani.
Nook, Manchester United. Conceded by Giuseppe Pezzella.
Bruno Fernandes (Manchester United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Davide Zappacosta (Atalanta).
Objective! Manchester United 3, Atalanta 2. Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United) header from the centre of the field to the underside left nook. Assisted by Luke Shaw with a cross following a nook.