Galatasaray come back from nightmare Champions League start
Baku, September 21, AZERTAC
Galatasaray came back from a nightmare UEFA Champions League start to draw 2-2 against FC Copenhagen in Group A's first match on Wednesday, according to Anadolu Agency.
Copenhagen's Norwegian midfielder Mohamed Elyounoussi drew first blood in the 35th minute at Rams Park.
Portuguese midfielder Diogo Goncalves made it 2-0 in the 58th minute.
Danish club's defender Elias Jelert was sent off with a red card in the 73rd minute and the winds began to turn.
Galatasaray's French full back Sacha Boey did not waste Brazilian winger Tete's assist, and scored by aiming at the top right corner of the goal in the 86th minute.
Two minutes later, Tete, who was named Player of the Match by UEFA, netted another for the Lions from distance and Galatasaray managed to settle for the hard-fought draw.
German powerhouse Bayern Munich will face English Premier League side Manchester United later Wednesday in Group A.
Real Madrid's Jude Bellingham netted a last-minute winner Wednesday in a UEFA Champions League Group C match against German Bundesliga side Union Berlin.
The 20-year-old English midfielder got the winning goal for Los Merengues in the 94th minute at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Bellingham joined the Madrid club from Germany's Borussia Dortmund for a fee of €103 million ($112 million) in June.
Real Madrid missed chances twice as Joselu and Rodrygo's attempts came back from the goalpost.
The Spanish La Liga powerhouse grabbed the top spot of Group C, for now, but Braga will face Napoli in the other Group C match Wednesday.