Manchester United succeeded in snatching a difficult victory from its Italian guest, Atalanta, with a score of 3/2, yesterday, Wednesday, in the third round of the sixth round of the European Champions League.
The Italian team had advanced with two goals, scored by Mario Bazalic in the 15th minute, and Merih Demiral in the 28th minute.
But Manchester United managed to score three goals in the second half, through Marcus Rashford in the 53rd minute, and defender Harry Maguire in the 75th minute, before Portuguese Cristiano Ronaldo concluded his team’s strong return by scoring the third goal in the 81st minute.
And the English team benefited its fans, after a series of negative results in the recent period, as the team had achieved only one victory in the last five matches it played in all competitions, and that victory came against Villarreal of Spain in the second round in the same group of the Champions League.
Manchester United suffered a loss in two of the last three matches the team played in the English Premier League, and the last defeat was against Leicester City with a score of 2-4, and before that a 1-1 draw with Everton, and before that the loss against Aston Villa 0-1 and exit from the League Cup English at the hands of West Ham lost 0/1.
In another match in the same group, Villarreal of Spain swept its host, Young Boys, of Switzerland 4-1.
Pino scored the first goal for the Spanish team in the sixth minute, while Gerard Moreno added the second goal in the 16th minute, before Mishak Elijah reduced the difference for the Swiss team in the 77th minute.
And in the 88th minute, Alberto Moreau scored the third goal for Villarreal, before Samuel Chakwezi finished the Villarreal quad in the second minute of the calculated time instead of lost for the second half.
After the end of the third round matches, Manchester United took the lead in the group with six points, two points ahead of Villarreal, the second-placed player, who is ahead of the Italian Atalanta in third place with the same balance, while Young Boys are bottom of the group with three points.
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