Atalanta vs Manchester United preview, team news, betting tips & prediction

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Manchester United will be desperate for a win when they take on Atalanta in the Champions League this week. 

The two sides will meet on the 2nd of November at 20:00 pm BST.

Manchester United picked up an impressive win over Atalanta in the last meeting and the home side will look to avenge that defeat here. Atalanta have been inconsistent in recent weeks and they will have to improve in order to grind out a positive result here. 

Meanwhile, Manchester United bounced back from their humiliating defeat against Liverpool with a 3-0 win over Spurs. They will look to build on that performance and put together a winning run now. 

Atalanta vs Manchester United team news

Berat Djimsiti, Robin Gosens, Rafael Toloi, Matteo Pessina and Hans Hateboer are injured for Atalanta. Manchester United are without Victor Lindelof. 

Atalanta possible starting line-up: Musso; Lovato, Demiral, De Roon; Zappacosta, Freuler, Koopmeiners, Maehle; Ilicic, Zapata, Pasalic

Manchester United possible starting line-up: De Gea; Maguire, Varane, Shaw; Wan-Bissaka, Fernandes, McTominay, Fred, Telles; Ronaldo, Rashford

Atalanta vs Manchester United form guide

The Italian outfit have picked up just two wins in their last six matches across all competitions. That said, they are unbeaten in their last three outings. They have also conceded 11 goals in their last six matches. 

Manchester United have picked up three wins, two defeats and a draw in their last six matches across all competitions. The Red Devils have conceded 13 goals in their last six matches. 

Atalanta vs Manchester United betting odds

Here are the latest betting odds for Atalanta vs Manchester United from Betfred:


• Manchester United 5/4
• Draw – 11/4
• Atalanta – 2/1

Total goals:

• Over 2.5 – 10/17
• Under – 19/12

Atalanta vs Manchester United prediction

Both teams will be desperate for a win here and this should be an open contest. Neither side are defensive in their approach and an attacking game is on the cards. There could be a fair few chances for either side and a high scoring game seems likely. 

Over 2.5 goals seem like a good bet for this game. 

Prediction: Over 2.5 goals. 

Get Over 2.5 goals at 10/17 with Betfred

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