Atalanta grab last-gasp equaliser at Young Boys amid late goal flurry

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BERN, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Atalanta’s Luis Muriel got here off the bench to equalise two minutes from time and snatch a 3-3 draw at Young Boys Berne in a frenetic end to their Champions League conflict on Tuesday.

The Italians had been 2-1 up with 10 minutes remaining and seeking to transfer into second place in Group F earlier than the Swiss rallied with two targets in a four-minute spell to go forward.

But Muriel’s 88th minute strike saved Atalanta within the race for a prime two end and a knockout stage berth – successfully needing to beat Villarreal of their final group recreation on Dec. 8.

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Manchester United lead the group with 10 factors, three forward of Villarreal with Atalanta on six and Young Boys on 4.

Atalanta had taken an early lead as Duvan Zapata saved up his goalscoring kind, being allowed by the house defence to show and shoot from shut vary within the tenth minute.

But Young Boys, who at the moment are out of the Champions League reckoning, fought again to equalise with a thirty ninth minute header from the imposing American worldwide Jordan Pefok.

Atalanta’s defender Jose Luis Palomino then hammered dwelling a left footed shot from the sting of the penalty space six minutes into the second half to revive their lead just for the Italian membership to implode as the sport entered the ultimate 10 minutes.

First substitute Vincent Sierro after which fullback Silvan Hefti scored as Young Boys had been all of the sudden catapulted again into rivalry earlier than being condemned again to final place within the group standings by Muriel’s late equaliser.

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Writing by Mark Gleeson in Cape Town; Editing by Ken Ferris

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group F - BSC Young Boys v Atalanta - Stadion Wankdorf, Bern, Switzerland - November 23, 2021 Atalanta players applaud fans after the match REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group F - BSC Young Boys v Atalanta - Stadion Wankdorf, Bern, Switzerland - November 23, 2021 BSC Young Boys' Silvan Hefti reacts after the match REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Soccer Football - Champions League - Group F - BSC Young Boys v Atalanta - Stadion Wankdorf, Bern, Switzerland - November 23, 2021 Atalanta players applaud fans after the match REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

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