Man United risk early Champions League exit after Galatasaray defeat
Manchester United crashed to a 3-2 defeat at home to Galatasaray on Tuesday to leave the Red Devils in danger of an early exit from the Champions League.
United have lost their opening two games of a Champions League group for the first time as new goalkeeper Andre Onana had another night to forget in Europe.
Rasmus Hojlund twice gave United the lead, but Galatasaray fought back to win away from home in the Champions League for the first time in 10 years thanks to goals from Wilfried Zaha, Kerem Akturkoglu and Mauro Icardi.
“We were totally in control and then we shot ourselves in the feet by giving goals away,” said United boss Erik ten Hag.
“We have to defend in such moments and in certain areas better than we did.”
Onana accepted responsibility after his error allowed Bayern Munich to open the scoring in United’s 4-3 defeat in Germany to start Group A.
The Cameroonian was at fault once more for the crucial moment that saw Casemiro sent-off for conceding a penalt