Galatasaray beat 10-man Manchester United 3-2 at Old Trafford

In a five-goal thriller, Turkish side Galatasaray defeated 10-man Manchester United 3-2 away from home at Old Trafford in a Champions League match. Wilfried Zaha, Kerem Aktürkoğlu and Mauro Icardi scored for Galatasaray as United's Casemiro was sent off after receiving two yellow cards.

Galatasaray players celebrating their victory against Manchester United after the match on Oct. 3 (Reuters)


Manchester United's miserable season continued as they slumped to a 3-2 defeat at home to Galatasaray on Oct. 3 to leave them bottom of Champions League Group A and in all kinds of disarray.

Looking to put a fourth Premier League defeat of the season against Crystal Palace on Oct. 30 to the backs of their minds, United flew out of the traps in the Manchester rain, racing into a 17th-minute lead through Denmark striker Rasmus Hojlund.

Their advantage lasted less than six minutes however as Wilfried Zaha, playing against his former club, scooped home 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 back in front in the 67th minute, only for Kerem Aktürkoğlu to level four minutes later and stun Old Trafford into silence.

A mistake from United goalkeeper Andre Onana forced Brazilian midfielder Casemiro to conceded a penalty, which saw him sent off after receiving a second yellow card.

Mauro Icardi let United off the hook as he drilled his spot kick wide but the Argentine picked himself up and slotted home a fine winner nine minutes from time to send Galatasaray up to second in the group on four points and leave United pointless.