Manchester United have found themselves trailing to Atalanta once again, after a sloppy defensive showing led to Josip Ilicic netting in the 11th minute of the Champions League tie.
A deflection knocked the ball into the path of Duvan Zapata to start the move, with the Colombian forward then skipping down the left side, before tricking Aaron Wan-Bissaka with a tidy heel chop.
Zapata looked up and picked out Ilicic with a nice pass, the Atalanta attacker was left in plenty of space by Luke Shaw and the England international was duly punished for not tracking the run.
Ilicic drilled a strike towards goal, which appeared to be directed straight at David de Gea, though the ball ended up in the back of the net after a blunder from the United goalkeeper.
De Gea got a hand to the shot but effectively swept it into the back of the net in a shaky moment.
Atalanta lead Man Utd! ???
A familiar situation arises for the Red Devils once again!
Just like at Old Trafford in matchday three, there’s work for Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s men to do in Bergamo… pic.twitter.com/QMgI8KpyGa
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It looks like Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side have found themselves unstuck against Atalanta once again, are they be capable of pulling off a second-half comeback this time around though?