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UCL: Manchester United guaranteed top spot in group F

Manchester United beat Villarreal 2-0 in Spain to qualify for the knockout stage and they also were confirmed top spot in group F after Atalanta were held to a 3-3 by Young Boys.

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Jadon Sancho was all United needed to beat the Spanish club. Villarreal dominated the game for almost an hour of the game but the introduction of Marcus Rashford and Bruno Fernandes changed United's fortune for the night.

The win took Manchester United to 10 points while Villarreal are second with 7 points. United currently have a head to head advantage over Villarreal meaning they can't leaptop United even if they are level on points.

Atalanta are third in the table with 6 points meaning that mathematically, they can't catch the English giants no matter the outcome of the last group game.

Young Boys are far behind in the foot of the table having secured only 4 points from 5 matches.

The battle will now be decided in Bergamo when Villarreal travel to Italy to face Atalanta. Villarreal need only a point to go through while Atalanta will fancy a win to qualify for the knockout stages.

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