Manchester United vs Atalanta predicted line-ups: Team news ahead of Champions League fixture tonight

Manchester United forward Cristiano Ronaldo

Manchester United take on Atalanta in the group stage of the Champions League tonight.

United are in need of three more points after Cristiano Ronaldo’s last-gasp heroics saw off Villarreal in their last outing.

That came after a surprising opening defeat at Young Boys, which means Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side come into the third round of games in third place.

Atalanta meanwhile are top with four points, and will prove stiff opposition.

Here is everything you need to know.

When is the match?

Manchester United vs Atalanta is tonight, Wednesday 19 October, at 8pm BST.

How can I watch it?

The game will be shown live in the UK on BT Sport. Subscribers can stream online via the BT Sport app and BT Sport website.

What is the team news?

Manchester United will be without the injured Raphael Varane and Anthony Martial, while Aaron Wan-Bissaka returns from suspension. Atalanta are without injured wingbacks Hans Hateboer and Robin Gosens.

Predicted line-ups

Manchester United: De Gea, Wan-Bissaka, Lindelof, Maguire, Shaw; McTominay, Fred; Pogba, Fernandes, Greenwood; Ronaldo.

Atalanta: Musso; Palomino, Demiral, Toloi; Zappacosta, Freuler, De Roon, Maehle; Malinovskyi, Ilicic, Zapata.

Odds

Man United 3/4

Draw 3/1

Atalanta 10/3

Prediction

United desperately need a victory to lift morale after a hammering at Leicester on the weekend, and have the firepower to get one here. Manchester United 2-0 Atalanta.

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