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Why Bruno Fernandes won the man of the match award even though Ronaldo scored the winning goal.

Manchester united and Atalanta served up a thrilling match at the theater of dreams last night with five goals scored between the two clubs.

It was one of those nights that makes the UEFA champions league a standout out competition in the world of football.

The game itself was played at a high tempo with skills, fireworks, goals and old Trafford was beautifully filled to capacity.

Deserved man of the match last night

The Italian side flew out of the block with two goals to the good in the first half to silent the old Trafford crowd and the Manchester united players looked out of place.

But with the second half back in play, Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes took hold of the midfield and that gave Manchester united the edge, he supplied the first assist for Rashford to half the deficit, with the score line now two goals to one, united players believed.

Bruno Fernandes had a great game last night

He got the first assist and set the tempo in the second half.

They scored again through captain Harry Maguire to draw level with Fernandes heavily involved again but the spotlight would swing to Ronaldo as he came up with the winning goal to make it three goals to two.

Even at Bruno Fernandes had done more than enough to take home the man of the match award.

Final score last night 3-2, Ronaldo with the winner.

What a night at old Trafford.

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