Cristiano has been the man for Manchester United. The Portugal star scored a stunning header and took the team to a stunning 3-2 win over Atalanta in the Champions League 2021-22. With that goal, Cristiano Ronaldo surpassed his arch-rival Lionel Messi to score the most number of match-winning goals in the history of the Champions League. Ronaldo has so far scored 42 match-winning goals whereas Lionel Messi has 39. Talking about the match, Manchester United had quite a bad start against Atalanata at Old Trafford. Cristiano Ronaldo's Header Takes Manchester United to a Stunning 3-2 Win Against Atalanta in UCL 2021-22. 

The visitors were on a hammering spree in the first half and within the first 15 minutes of the match, Mario Pasalic scored a goal and then Meriah Demiral took the team to 2-0. United looked terrible in the first half and it looked difficult for the team to make a comeback. Then it was Marcus Rashford who scored a goal at the 53rd minute, Harry Maguire scored an equaliser at the 75th minute. At the 81st minute of the match, Ronaldo scored a header and walked away with the match.


With this, Manchester United stands on number one of the Group F points table. The team played three games so far and has won a couple of them. The Red Devils now have six points in their kitty.

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