Cristiano Ronaldo warned against overconfidence ahead of Manchester United’s trip to Atalanta in their second Champions League group meeting with Gian Piero Gasperini’s side.
The 36-year-old scored a late winner when the two met last month, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer The side organizes a return in the second half to turn its deficit with two goals upside down Marcus Rashford And Harry Maguire Paved the way for transformation.
It’s a return to Italy and to the Joyce Stadium for the former Juventus striker who is eyeing only his second win over Atalanta as the Reds look to consolidate their grip at the top of Group F.
He performed as a man of the match against Tottenham last time, but his form against Gasperini’s team during his time with the old lady saw him draw four in the first division, winning only once.
“Back to Italy, the country that welcomed me and my family so well, a wonderful place that will remain in my heart forever,” Ronaldo He said in a post on Instagram.
“I know from experience that it is not easy to play in Bergamo against a team like Atalanta, but we will do everything we can to maintain the top position in our group.
“This is the Champions League and so are we Manchester United! We are where we belong! Let’s go, demons! “
With the start of the confrontation, United leads by two points after successive wins over Villarreal and Atalanta, and the win will increase the gap between the two to nine points.
Victor Lindelof He misses the trip after taking a hit in preparation for a visit to Lombardy.