The spotlight is on Atalanta and Manchester United when they go toe-to-toe at Gewiss Stadium, for an exciting match on Tuesday. It is one of 16 matches in round 4 of the Champions League group stages with a lot riding on the outcome.
Atalanta average 2 goals per 90 minutes at present in the Champions League, while also conceding an average of 1.4 goals a game. Playing with such attacking verve at present, they could prove a handful when going up against favourites Manchester United this coming Tuesday.
Manchester United scored and conceded nearly a similar amount of goals pr. match in previous Champions League outings. They were on target 1.4 times, while allowing an average of 1.8 goals against. Bookmakers expect them to have enough in the tank, when teaming up to Atalanta this coming Tuesday.
Manchester United once again make a strong bid to claim first place in the group stages of the Champions League. They could also be among a handful of teams actually strong enough to also challenge for the title come spring time.
Atalanta vs Manchester United stats and analysis
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Atalanta will pay out at 2.70, as bookies predict Atalanta are in with a 37% chance of beating Manchester United. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.60 on offer, while an away win for Manchester United pays out at 2.45.
Atalanta go into round 4 of the Champions League on 4 points meaning, they need to chase a positive outcome. A win will definitely keep them in with a chance of reaching the next stage. With a bit of luck, a draw might do the trick as well, while a defeat at this stage could prove very costly.
With 6 points after their first three outings in the Champions League, Manchester United are on the brink of reaching the knock out-stages. They head into this 4th clash hoping to keep their momentum going. With a bit of luck, A win might be enough to secure qualification to the next round, while also keeping them in a chance of claiming 1st place.
The two sides seem relatively equal right now, with current results indicating both are in equal shape. As such, it looks like a game that could go either way, which could easily make a draw the value pick. The bookmakers currently settle the price for at home win at 2.70 whereas a win for the visitors pays out odds 2.45.
Stats and facts for Atalanta and Manchester United.
- Atalanta scored in the last 17 of 19 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 3.5 in Atalanta's last 3 of 5 matches;
- Atalanta conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
- Manchester United has lost the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Manchester United has lost in the last 4 of 5 matches when playing away;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Manchester United's last 12 of 14 matches;
- Total goals was OVER 2.5 in Manchester United's last 10 matches in the row.
Lineup Atalanta vs Manchester United
Current form — Atalanta v. Manchester United
Atalanta go into their upcoming match unbeaten in their previous 3 matches, which started off with a 1-1 draw against Udinese. They went on to beat Sampdoria 3-1, before sharing the spoils with Lazio in a 2-2 draw.
Manchester United are a bit back and forth at the moment, but at least mostly forth, as they beat Atalanta by 3-2. Following that up proved too difficult as they lost 5-0 against Liverpool, before claiming 3 points in a 3-0 win against Tottenham.
Atalanta v. Manchester United — fixture history
The last time the pair played each other, Manchester United came away as winners back in October 2021 in a match in the Champions League. Atalanta head into their upcoming match against Manchester United with a 0% winning record in recent Champions League meetings. In 1 encounter, that amounts to a 0-0-1 record for the home side, as they amassed a win rate of 100%.
Full Time betting
The bookmakers have the two teams more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Atalanta will pay out at 2.70, as bookies predict Atalanta are in with a 37% chance of beating The Red Devils. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.60 on offer, while an away win for Manchester United pays out at 2.45.
Top scorers markets
Atalanta will hoping Duvan Zapata can find the back of the net once again. He is on 4 goals in their last 6 games, and Atalanta need him to shine. Managing 3 goals in his previous 6 internationals for Manchester United makes Cristiano Ronaldo an obvious threat to any defence right now.