Manchester United’s depressing season continued with a 3-2 residence defeat by Galatasaray as Casemiro was despatched off freely giving a penalty which Mauro Icardi missed earlier than scoring the winner to go away the hosts backside of Champions League Group A on Tuesday.
Looking to place a fourth Premier League defeat of the season towards Crystal Palace on Saturday to the backs of their minds, United flew out of the traps within the Manchester rain, racing right into a Seventeenth-minute lead by way of Denmark striker Rasmus Hojlund.
Their benefit lasted lower than six minutes nevertheless as Wilfried Zaha, enjoying towards his former membership, scooped residence the equaliser after poor defending from the hosts.
After the break, Hojlund brilliantly capitalised on a slip from Galatasaray defender Davinson Sanchez to clip United again in entrance within the 67th minute, just for Kerem Akturkoglu to degree 4 minutes later and stun Old Trafford into silence.
A mistake from United goalkeeper Andre Onana compelled Brazilian midfielder Casemiro to conceded a penalty, which noticed him despatched off after receiving a second yellow card.
Icardi let United off the hook as he drilled his spot kick vast however the Argentine picked himself up and slotted residence a high quality winner 9 minutes from time to ship Galatasaray as much as second within the group on 4 factors and depart United pointless.
Bayern Munich are high on six factors from two video games after a 2-1 win at FC Copenhagen, who’re third with one level.
“Our opponents are maybe not very successful on the outside but they are a good team,” Galatasaray coach Okan Buruk stated.
“We have beaten a huge opponent. It is a massive week for Turkish football and of course for us.”
United coach Erik ten Hag added: “The psychological errors we make, you can’t permit them at this degree. You get punished. This is troublesome to regulate.
“We are all in this together. We were twice up and in control of the game. We expect more together.”
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