Revealed: How Eric Bailly performed against Atalanta

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Manchester United defender Eric Bailly put in an impressive performance in the heart of defence in our 2-2 Champions League draw against Atalanta on Tuesday night.

With Raphael Varane and Victor Lindelof set to miss this weekend’s Manchester derby, Bailly has significantly boosted his chances of playing against Manchester City this weekend.

His stats against Atalanta clearly shows he can step up and make a big impact for the team against Pep Guardiola’s side on Saturday.

Eric Bailly’s game by numbers vs. Atalanta:

85% pass accuracy
68 total touches
11 total duels contested
7 total duels won
4 interceptions
3 attempted tackles
2 successful tackles
2 blocks
1 clearance