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"Best Player In The World, He Saved Us Today" Man United Fans Praise Star After Brilliant Comeback

It was a thrilling champions league night as Manchester United faced Atalanta. Manchester United's manager Ole Gunnar Solksjaer had a difficult task of winning since his managerial job was hanging on the balance.

Manchester United lined up a bit differently. Fred and Marcus Rashford were back in the starting eleven and Jadon Sancho was dropped on the bench. France superstar Paul Pogba was also benched.

Atalanta started the game with a lot of confidence and speed. Within the first ten minutes, they went one goal ahead. Thanks to a wonderful tap-in from Pasalic.

Pressure started piling up on Solskjaer as fans started tweeting #OleOut after Manchester United went two goals down some minutes later after Atalanta scored from a corner.

The first half ended with Manchester United trailing bt two goals to nil. Ole Gunnar Solksjaer went back to the drawing board at half time and changed some tactics to ensure that his team won.

The second half started and Manchester United played with a lot of energy. Their possession was better than Atalanta's and they were quick in regaining possession once they lost the ball. They also created good chances and it was clear that they were the better team. It was just a matter of minutes before they scored their first goal after Bruno's wonderful pass found Marcus Rashford who curled home a brilliant goal.

Some minutes later, captain Harry Maguire scored the second goal for the Red Devils. Manchester United fans at Old Trafford were now cheering wildly and this gave the players more energy.

Cristiano Ronaldo headed home in the 81st minute to complete the comeback for Manchester United. Solskjaer was seen jumping happily as this meant he had at least saved his job.

Many fans were thrilled and excited by Ronaldo's performance and his header which ensured Manchester United won the match. See reactions down below.

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