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| On Oct 20, 2021 8:30 PM IST

MUN vs ATN Dream11 Team Prediction Tips For Manchester United vs Atalanta Champions League Live Score 21 October


MUN vs ATN Dream11: Manchester United host Atalanta at Old Trafford tonight in an important clash in Group F of the champions league. United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is under pressure as they have collected just one point from nine in the league. They suffered a shock 2-1 defeat at the hands of Young Boys before bouncing back with a 2-1 against Villareal. Cristiano Ronaldo scored an injury-time winner in that game.

After a slow start in the league, Atalanta have improved in recent games. After a 2-2 draw with Villareal in the first game, they registered a 1-0 win against Young Boys. Matteo Pessina scored the solitary goal in that game.

Date: 21 October, Thursday
Kick-Off: 00:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Old Trafford

Champions League Table (Group F)

Manchester United| 3rd; Atalanta| 1st

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Recent Form
Manchester United: LDWLL
Atalanta: WLWDW

Head to Head 

This is the first meeting between the two clubs.

MUN vs ATN Today Match Prediction

Manchester United News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be unable to call upon the services of Raphael Varane.
  • Anthony Martial is doubtful for this encounter.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • The Red Devils will lineup in their usual 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • D De Gea should start in goal.
  • A Wan Bissaka, H Maguire, V Lindelof, and L Shaw could be the back four.
  • P Pogna and Fred will partner in central midfield.
  • B Fernandes should start in the no.10 role with M Greenwood and M Rashford out wide.
  • C Ronaldo should continue to lead the lines.

Manchester United Starting XI (Probable)

David de Gea
Aaron Wan Bissaka
Victor Lindelof
Harry Maguire
Luke Shaw
Paul Pogba
Mason Greenwood
Bruno Fernandes
Marcus Rashford
Cristiano Ronaldo

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Atalanta News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Hans Hateboer, Berat Djimsiti, Matteo Pessina, and Robin Gosens are injured.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Atalanta will put out a 3-4-2-1 formation.
  • J Musso should be starting in goal.
  • M Lovato, M Demiral, and J Luis Palomino are expected to be the back three.
  • T Koopmeiners and R Freuler should occupy central midfield with J Maehle and D Zappacosta out wide.
  • M Pasalic and R Malinovksyi should start further forward behind striker D Zapata.

Atalanta Starting XI (Probable)

Juan Musso
Matteo Lovato
Merih Demiral
Jose Luis Palomino
Davide Zappacosta
Remo Freuler
Teun Koopmeiners
Joakim Maehle
Mario Pasalic
Duvan Zapata
Ruslan Malinovksyi

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MUN vs ATN Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Cristiano Ronaldo is the standout captaincy candidate in this fixture. He is the all-time top scorer in the champions league. He has five goals this season.

Goals 5
Assists 0
Shots on Goal 11
Chances Created 8
Interceptions 1
Tackles 0

Portuguese magnifico Bruno Fernandes can also be amongst the points. He has four goals and four assists this season.

Goals 4
Assists 4
Shots on Goal 7
Chances Created 36
Interceptions 2
Tackles 7

Differential Pick

Duvan Zapata will carry the most goal threat for Atalanta. He has four goals and two assists this season. He can be added to your MUN vs ATN Dream11 teams.

Goals 4
Assists 2
Shots on Goal 9
Chances Created 7
Interceptions 3
Tackles 1

MUN vs ATN Dream11 Teams

Goalkeeper – J Musso
Defenders – H Maguire, V Lindelof, A Wan Bissaka
Midfielders – P Pogba, M Pasalic, B Fernandes, T Koopmeiners
Forwards – C Ronaldo, D Zapata, M Greenwood

Likely Winner:

  • Manchester United and Atalanta have never met in a tournament before, and La Dea will be the Red Devils’ eighth Italian opponent in Europe.
  • Three of Atalanta’s six UEFA European matches have been against English opponents (D1 L2).
  • Manchester United has won six of their previous seven UEFA Champions League home games against Italian opposition. The most recent of these defeats was a 0-1 loss to Juventus in 2018.
  • In the UEFA Champions League, Atalanta has only lost one of their past seven away games, winning five and drawing the other.
  • Bruno Fernandes has been personally involved in more goals in the UEFA Champions League than any other Manchester United player since his first appearance in the league in October 2020 (7 – 4 goals, 3 assists).
  • We are predicting a score draw in this encounter.

Match Odds:

Manchester United: 5/7
Atalanta: 4/1

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