Galatasaray and Manchester United played out a thrilling 3-3 draw in their Champions League clash, with two mistakes from United’s goalkeeper Andre Onana proving costly.

The match started off well for United, with early goals from Alejandro Garnacho and Bruno Fernandes giving them a two-goal lead.

However, Onana misjudged two Hakim Ziyech free-kicks, leading to Galatasaray coming back into the game. Scott McTominay scored a third for United, but an impressive strike from Kerem Akturkoglu saw Galatasaray equalize and secure a point.

United now find themselves in a precarious position in Group A, relying on other results to reach the knockout stages. They need FC Copenhagen to lose against Bayern Munich, and still have to win their final group game at home against Bayern while hoping the result in the other fixture goes their way.
The match was a classic Champions League encounter, played in heavy rain and a hostile atmosphere in Istanbul. The noise from the home fans was deafening throughout the game. United took an early lead, but Galatasaray fought back and capitalized on Onana’s mistakes to secure a hard-fought draw.
United manager Erik ten Hag praised his team’s performance but criticized their defensive lapses. He acknowledged that mistakes like Onana’s can’t happen at this level, and stressed the need for improvement in order to succeed in the Champions League.
Overall, it was an entertaining match that showcased the unpredictability and excitement of Champions League football. United now face an uphill battle to progress in the tournament, while Galatasaray will take heart from their comeback and look to build on this result in their remaining matches.