Another very expensive mistake? It looks that way’

The surroundings in Istanbul may be more modern in Galatasaray’s state-of-the-art new stadium than in days of old, but there is still a red-hot ‘Welcome To Hell’ reception from the stands and this was certainly a night of suffering for Manchester United goalkeeper Andre Onana.

In a throwback to the era of Istanbul’s infamous old Ali Sami Yen Stadium, where United laboured in Europe 30 years ago, another banner read ‘Your Nightmare Is Back Again’ – and they were prophetic words for the hapless Onana.

If United fail to make it out of Champions League Group A, and there is every chance that happens after they twice squandered a two-goal advantage to draw 3-3 in a chaotic classic in Istanbul, Onana will take a large share of the blame.

Bayern Munich’s draw with Copenhagen later in the evening means United must beat the German side in a fortnight and hope Galatasaray draw with the Danish side in order to qualify.

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