Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has acted against the norm over Manchester United's comeback against Atlanta in their champions league encounter.

According to Scholes, he was unwilling to celebrate the victory because Manchester United barely escaped a defeat.

Highlights on the game

As at the first half closure, Atlanta led Manchester United by 2 goals to nothing. Nonetheless, at the beginning of the second period, Ole Gunner Solskjaer's men looked an improved side.

Goals from Marcos Rashford, English defender Maguire and Cristiano Ronaldo were all that Manchester United needed to emerge victorious with a 3-2 victory of Atlanta.

What the win meant for Manchester United

A win against Atlanta meant that Ole Gunner Solskjaer and his lad now sit top of Champions League group F.

Still, legend Paul scholars had a sound warning for United players. He urged them not to be carried away by this comeback. Insisting that they merely escaped defeat.

Instead, they should look for ways to improve their game, in other to come back better in their clash against Liverpool during the weekend.

Paul Scholes line of thought

At the climax of the game against Atlanta, legend Paul Scholes explains his reason for refusing to get excited.

He highlighted that if it was a better team going 2goals up in that first period, Manchester United, may have had no way back from there. That being said, he expressed belief that there is so much for United to do.


We cannot overlook the fact that Manchester United made a great comeback. However, one thing stands out, going two goals down against a better side would have been tougher.

That being said, Manchester United players have got a lot of work to do.