November 4, 2020

Başakşehir 2-1 Man Utd: Ole Gunnar’s men shocked in Turkey

Başakşehir 2-1 Man Utd Ole Gunnar's men shocked in Turkey

Manchester United shed their initial Champions League match of the season following a shock 2-1 defeat away to Turkish side Başakşehir F.K on Wednesday night.

United went into the match with 2 wins out of two, but could not select a positive result against the regimented Turkish side.

The game was lively in the opening half, with Demba Bachelor’s degree and Visca scoring for the hosts, while Antony Martial scored the consolation for United.

The Red Devils fell back after simply 13 minutes as previous Premier League star Ba exposed their poor defending.

The previous Senegal global was left cleared in his very own half and latched on to clearance to makes a great solo run before.

pulling the trigger from inside the box, defeating Dean Henderson with a strike into the bottom best corner.

The hosts sat back for long periods but were dangerous going forward, and captured the Reds off-guard on 4 events.

One such possibility fell to Danijel Aleksic following the half-hour mark, yet he might not covert as his classy effort was collected by Henderson, that revealed his brilliant reflexes to pull off a wonderful save.

There’s little the youngster can do though on the 41st minute as Edin Visca doubled Basaksehir’s lead, transforming a perfect pass into the box.

Everything began in the middle of the park as Bruno Fernandes’ poor pass placed Juan Mata in trouble, who was easily dispossessed prior to the ball was lifted into the box.

Martial then halved the deficiency nearly instantly, getting to the end of a perfectly lofted enter the box by Luke Shaw to nod a close-range header past Mert Gunok and into the right of the goal.

There were no more goals in the 2nd half, and in spite of United’s spirited efforts to pull level, the hosts hung on for their initial points of the period.

The loss was the first for Man United in the current campaign in Europe and is their 2nd successive loss following the 1-0 home loss to Arsenal in the Premier League on Sunday.

They are still leading of their group however, but PSG might pull degree if they win away to RB Leipzig.