Atalanta started their Champions League campaign with a draw away from home against Villarreal, then beat Young Boys at home before losing on the road to Manchester United. With four points, they are presently in third place in Group F, just two points behind Manchester United. They’ve scored three goals and given up two so far. They are currently in fifth place in Serie A with 19 points from 11 games, after five victories, two losses, and four draws. In the Champions League, they have scored five goals and surrendered five goals in three matches. Remo Freuler, Matteo Pessina, Merih Demiral, Mario Pasalic, and Robin Gosens have all found the back of the net in the Champions League. The team’s highest scorer is Duvan Zapata, who has six goals in Serie A. Berat Djimsiti, Hans Hateboer, Merih Demiral, Mario Pasalic, and Robin Gosens are all out with injuries.
Manchester United is coming off a humiliating English Premier League defeat to Liverpool, in which Liverpool scored five goals. They’ve only won two of their last five games and appear to be out of their depth. With six points, they presently lead Group F of the Champions League, two points ahead of Atalanta and Villarreal. They have won two and lost one match thus far. After nine games, they are in fifth place in the Premier League, with 17 points. They have five victories, two ties, and three losses so far. Cristiano Ronaldo is the team’s top scorer with three goals in the Champions League. Anthony Martial and Raphael Varane are expected to return after recuperating from their ailments.