It was Ronaldo to the rescue once again for Manchester United in the Champions League last night as the Portuguese superstar netted twice against Atalanta.

United fell into old habits against the Serie A side with Josip Ilicic deservedly put them 1-0 in front.

However, despite losing Raphael Varane to an early injury, it Ronaldo’s fine finish that hauled them level just before the break.

But the disappointing pattern continued for United after the restart, as Duvan Zapata edged Atalanta back in front, with Gian Piero Gasperini’s side looked determined to go on and win it.

However, as we all know, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has relied on late magic from Ronaldo in recent weeks.

And the script in Bergamo was written in the final minutes as the 36-year-old bulleted home late equaliser.

But despite the drama, the result leaves yet more questions at Ole’s door as his side gear for up that all important Manchester derby this weekend.

Full Time from Bergamo it’s Atalanta 2 Manchester United 2

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