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 Previous Trafford, whereas Lens surprised Arsenal and Jude Bellingham as soon as once more impressed Actual Madrid on an exhilarating evening 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 facet.
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 tough to regulate,” ten Hag informed TNT Sports activities.
“We’re all on this collectively. We have been twice up and accountable for the sport. We anticipate extra collectively.”
Rasmus Hojlund was one of many uncommon vivid spots for United, scoring two well-taken objectives, however Galatasaray responded each occasions as Wilfried Zaha netted towards his previous facet earlier than Kerem Akturkoglu struck.
Icardi dragged a penalty huge after Casemiro was despatched off for a determined lunge following a dreadful ball out from goalkeeper Andre Onana, however the Argentinian had the final chuckle 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 excellent particular person objective to haul Bayern degree earlier than teenage substitute Mathys Tel lashed in a superb 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 facet a super 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 grew to become Lens’s club-record signing when he joined at first of the marketing campaign, then fired residence within the 69th minute and his facet held on for a well-known victory.
“It was a giant evening for us. We weren’t capable of take the end result we needed however we have been capable of study,” stated 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 objectives within the Netherlands.
England star Bellingham continued his sensational begin to his Madrid profession with a objective and an help as Carlo Ancelotti’s facet 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 informed 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 at first of the second half however an unlucky personal objective 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 objective.
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 objectives forward after Sheraldo Becker’s brace however Sikou Niakate pulled one again earlier than Bruma curled in a superb equaliser from 25 metres.
Castro broke Union hearts with a low strike from outdoors the realm to present Braga their first factors of their first Champions League look since 2012.
Marcus Thuram struck the one objective 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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