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Manchester United vs Atalanta: Team News Ahead Of Champions League Fixture

Manchester United take on Atalanta in the group stage of the Champions League tonight. United are in need of three more points after Cristiano Ronaldo’s last gasp heroics saw off Villarreal in their last outing.



It came after a shock opening defeat at Young Boys, putting Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side in third place going into the third round of games. Meanwhile, Atalanta is in first place with four points and will be a tough opponent. Here is some information that you should be aware of.

Atalanta has seen a meteoric rise in recent years. They were promoted to Serie A in 2010/11 and quickly climbed the table, qualifying for the Champions League for the first time in 2019. They've now exceeded expectations in each of their Champions League campaigns, reaching the Round of 16 in both.

This isn't the first time Atalanta has faced English opposition, in 2019/20 and 2020/21, Gian Piero Gasperini's side faced Manchester City and Liverpool, with a combined record of W1 D1 L2.

Manchester United will be without the injured Raphael Varane and Anthony Martial, while Aaron Wan Bissaka returns from suspension. Atalanta are without injured wingbacks Hans Hateboer and Robin Gosens.

United are in desperate need of a win after a thrashing at Leicester on the weekend, and they have the firepower to do so here.

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