Manchester United’s woes proceed as they lose at residence to Galatasaray, whereas Arsenal lose in France to RC Lens.
Manchester United have crashed to a second successive UEFA Champions League defeat, dropping to Galatasaray 2-3 at Outdated Trafford, whereas Lens surprised Arsenal and Jude Bellingham as soon as once more impressed Actual Madrid on an exciting night time of European soccer.
Galatasaray’s Argentinian striker Mauro Icardi made amends for a missed penalty by scoring the winner for the Turkish giants on Tuesday as they twice got here from behind to pile extra distress onto a deeply troubled United aspect.
United have misplaced their first two video games of a Champions League group for the primary time, leaving Erik ten Hag’s males at risk of an early exit.
“The psychological errors we make, you can not enable them at this degree. You get punished. That is troublesome to manage,” ten Hag instructed TNT Sports activities.
“We’re all on this collectively. We have been twice up and answerable for the sport. We anticipate extra collectively.”
Rasmus Hojlund was one of many uncommon vibrant spots for United, scoring two well-taken targets, however Galatasaray responded each occasions as Wilfried Zaha netted towards his previous aspect earlier than Kerem Akturkoglu struck.
Icardi dragged a penalty broad after Casemiro was despatched off for a determined lunge following a dreadful ball out from goalkeeper Andre Onana, however the Argentinian had the final snigger when he chipped residence on 81 minutes.
United are backside of Group A, six factors adrift of Bayern Munich who got here from behind to beat FC Copenhagen 2-1 in Denmark.
Lukas Lerager fired the Danes forward early within the second half, however Jamal Musiala bagged an outstanding particular person aim to haul Bayern degree earlier than teenage substitute Mathys Tel lashed in a effective strike late on.
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Arsenal slumped to a primary defeat of the season as Lens hit again to win 2-1 in northern France.
Gabriel Jesus gave Mikel Arteta’s aspect an excellent begin when he opened the scoring within the 14th minute to silence a raucous Stade Bollaert.
Adrien Thomasson quickly introduced final season’s Ligue 1 runners-up degree and the guests noticed Bukayo Saka limp off earlier than half-time.
Wahi, the 20-year-old striker who turned Lens’s club-record signing when he joined firstly of the marketing campaign, then fired residence within the 69th minute and his aspect held on for a well-known victory.
“It was an enormous night time for us. We weren’t capable of take the end result we needed however we have been capable of study,” mentioned Arteta.
Lens climbed to the highest of Group B with 4 factors, one above Arsenal.
PSV Eindhoven snatched a 2-2 draw at residence towards Sevilla within the different recreation within the group courtesy of Jordan Teze’s stoppage-time equaliser after a late flurry of targets within the Netherlands.
England star Bellingham continued his sensational begin to his Madrid profession with a aim and an help as Carlo Ancelotti’s aspect beat Napoli 3-2 in Group C.
“What’s so wonderful about Bellingham is that he’s solely 20. He has nice high quality, a powerful character and character,” Ancelotti instructed Sky Sport.
“He’s a younger man of 20 who’s displaying everybody what extraordinary expertise he has.”
Leo Ostigard headed Napoli in entrance however Bellingham arrange Vinicius Junior to degree earlier than the England midfielder’s good run and end put the Spaniards on prime.
Piotr Zielinski transformed a penalty to degree for Napoli firstly of the second half however an unlucky personal aim from residence goalkeeper Alex Meret handed Madrid victory.
Federico Valverde’s thunderous drive from distance crashed again off the bar and hit Meret earlier than bouncing again into the aim.
Braga ruined Union Berlin’s residence debut within the competitors as Andre Castro struck a stoppage-time winner in a 3-2 victory.
Union have been two targets forward after Sheraldo Becker’s brace however Sikou Niakate pulled one again earlier than Bruma curled in an excellent equaliser from 25 metres.
Castro broke Union hearts with a low strike from exterior the world to present Braga their first factors of their first Champions League look since 2012.
Marcus Thuram struck the one aim as Inter Milan received 1-0 at residence to Benfica in Group D. Inter are degree on 4 factors with Actual Sociedad, who beat Salzburg 2-0 earlier within the day in Austria.
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