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Man United Bottom of Group A in UCL After Galatasaray’s Comeback vs. Copenhagen
- Manchester United are the only team that failed to pick up a point in the first round of Group A matches
- United were humbled 4-3 in their opening match of the Champions League by Bayern Munich
- Galatasaray and FC Copenhagen settled for a 2-2 draw in the other group fixture
Manchester United have been condemned to the bottom of Group A in the Champions League following Galatasaray's 2-2 comeback draw against FC Copenhagen.
United, who have endured a difficult start to the new season, kicked off their European campaign on a negative note as they were humbled 4-3 by Bayern Munich in their group opener.
The Red Devils were keen to return to winning ways during the Wednesday night cracker, which was staged at the Allianz Arena, having suffered a humiliating 3-1 defeat against Brighton in their last outing.
The Guardian reports that goals from Leroy Sane, Serge Gnabry, Harry Kane, and Mathys Tel rendered Casemiro's brace and Rasmus Hojlund's first goal for United mere consolations.
Bayern top Group A
Bayern's emphatic win over United has them topping Group A, with Copenhagen placed second after their 2-2 draw with Galatasaray in the other group fixture.
Copenhagen looked on course to secure the three points at RAMS Park on Wednesday night, only for Galatasaray to stage a comeback to draw 2-2.
Daily Star reports that Wilfried Zaha played a vital part in helping the Turkish giants salvage a point in the tie.
The ex-Crystal Palace ace came off the bench to assist a worldie, as both Boey and Tete found the back of the net.
The result in Istanbul saw United drop to the bottom of the group ahead of their Old Trafford meeting with Galatasaray in October.
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Henry rates Arsenal's UCL chances
Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Thierry Henry has rated Arsenal's chances of winning the Champions League title this season following their return to the tournament.
The Gunners qualified for the European elite competition for the first time since 2016/17 after they sealed a second-place finish in the Premier League last season.
Mikel Arteta's charges marked their return with a positive result, as they demolished Dutch giants PSV 4-0 in their Group B opener on Wednesday night.