Manchester United talisman Cristiano Ronaldo extended his Champions League lead over rival Lionel Messi after he found the back of the net with the game's winning goal in the 3-2 home victory over Italian Serie A outfit Atalantain Group F.

Manchester United came from behind to beat their Italian opponents at the Theatre of Dreams and Cristiano Ronaldo was the man responsible for the winner nine minutes from time. He produced a firm header off the cross from Luke Shaw to win the game for the Red Devils thereby maintaining his run of finding the back of the net in each Champions League game this season.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the first goal of the Champions League group stage this season but it was not enough as Swiss champions Young Boys came from behind to beat Manchester United 2-1 at home on matchday one. The Red Devils had to finish the game with ten men after right-back Aaron Wan-Bissaka was sent off for a dangerous challenge in the first half.
Villarreal were the next Champions League opponents for Manchester United on matchday two and it was Cristiano Ronaldo who provided the winning goal in injury time to ensure that his team secured a 2-1 comeback victory at the expense of the Yellow Submarines.
New Paris Saint Germain (PSG) signing Lionel Messi is the closest player to Cristiano Ronaldo on the list of footballers with the most goals in the history of the Champions League and he scored two goals in seven second half minutes to hand his team a 3-2 comeback win at home to RB Leipzig from the German Bundesliga in a matchday three clash played on Tuesday. His two goals took his Champions League tally to 123 goals and within 13 goals of Ronaldo.
Ronaldo extended the lead to 14 goals with his winning goal in the 3-2 comeback victory at home to Atalantaon Wednesday in another matchday three clash. He was able to take his tally to 137 goals with the goal against the Italians.