Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo who recently joined Manchester United has been the shining star for the team as picked up from his scoring form over the weekend to the new week as he powered a brace to secure a 2-2 draw for Manchester United second leg visit to Atalanta in Italy, the first leg ended in a 3-2 win to Manchester United with Ronaldo scoring the winning after an impressive comeback, Ronaldo scored both goals at the end of each halves to secure a lasting draw for the team during the second leg now.
Ilicic opened the scoring for Atalanta early in the game from an assist from Duvan Zapata, the game continue to pressure on as Manchester United came back to life and equalized few minutes before the break through Ronaldo after a backflip from Bruno Fernandez to provide a superb assist, nothing to separate both sides at the break.
Atalanta regained their lead through Duvan Zapata as he waged through the Manchester United defense to put the ball at the back of the net, the goal was initially called off for offside at first but after a lengthy check from VAR( Video Assistant Referee) the goal was awarded.
As the most dangerous guy on the field Cristiano Ronaldo would always make impact as he scored a half volley from outside the box to make it 2-2 for the away side, Donny Van de Beek almost equalized for Manchester United as his shot at the near post was saved by the Atalanta goalkeeper.
The game ending in a 2-2 draw and eventually bringing down a little pressure on Manchester United’s coach Ole Gunner Solkjaer, United would be involved in the Manchester derby on Saturday as they host Manchester City at Old Trafford in a mouth watering encounter which promises to be a great one.
Manchester United would be looking out for an impressive win against their fellow rivals Manchester City while City would try to avoid back to back premier league defeats after suffering a loss to Crystal Palace this past weekend.