March 22, 2023


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Manchester United fall to Istanbul Basaksehir in Turkey

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Manchester United’s perfect start to their Champions League campaign came to an end as Demba Ba led Istanbul Basaksehir to a surprise 2-1 victory in Turkey.

The former Chelsea and Newcastle striker took advantage of some laughable United defending to open the scoring midway through the first half and his clever dummy teed up Edin Visca to make it two.

Anthony Martial’s header halved the deficit almost immediately but United – who had beaten PSG and RB Leipzig in their first two group games – could not find a leveller against the Turkish champions, who picked up their first points of the campaign.

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