Man United vs Atalanta
Match Info
MatchMan United vs Atalanta
Date21-10-2021
Time12:30 AM (UTC +5:30)
StadiumOld Trafford
LeagueChampions League

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 Match Lineup



⭕ Man Utd XI: De Gea; Wan-Bissaka, Lindelöf, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Greenwood, Bruno Fernandes, Rashford; Cristiano Ronaldo

⭕ Atalanta XI: Musso; Zappacosta, Palomino, Demiral, Maehle; Freuler, De Roon, Pasalic; Ilicic, Koopmeiners; Muriel



Match Result



Europe > Champions League Grp. F

⭕ FT : Manchester United | 3 - 2 | Atalanta

15' | 0 - 1 | Mario Pasalic
29' | 0 - 2 | Merih Demiral
53' | 1 - 2 | Marcus Rashford
75' | 2 - 2 | Harry Maguire
82' | 3 - 2 | Cristiano Ronaldo



📍INTERESTING STATISTICS

  • A 1-3 defeat to PSG on Matchday five last season made it three defeats in United's last six home games in the Champions League.
  • United have lost five of their last 10 games at Old Trafford in the Champions League (5 wins, 1 draw)
  • Prediction Manchester United vs Atalanta sided with the hosts because of their good record against Italian teams. 
  • They won 14 wins, 3 draws and only 3 losses at home to Italian teams.
  • Atalanta were paired with an English club in all three of their Champions League group seasons. 
  • Atalanta's only other game against an English club came in the group stage of the 2017-18 Europa League, when they beat Everton 3-0 at home and 5-1 away.
  • Atalanta won all three away games in the group stage last season, scoring seven goals without conceding.
  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has never played against Atalanta in his coaching career.
  • This match will be Solskjaer's first time facing Gian Piero Gasperini.
  • Prediction Man United vs Atalanta will be interesting because Gasperini has never met the Red Devils.
  • Gasperini has played against English teams six times, namely Manchester City, Everton and Liverpool in two meetings each.
  • Gasperini's record against English teams: 3 wins, 1 draw, 2 losses.
  • The Manchester United vs Atalanta party is planned to be led by Polish referee Symon Marciniak.
  • Marciniak is quite experienced in leading matches in the Champions League. 
  • He has refereed a total of 29 times in the competition, issuing 110 yellow cards and 4 red cards.
  • Marciniak has only refereed United once in a 1-0 win over CSKA Moscow, 2015.
  • Marciniak has never judged Atalanta.