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Match facts: Galatasaray v Braga

Published: Saturday 29 September 2012, 2.45CET
Match facts: Galatasaray v Braga
Galatasaray lost 1-0 at Manchester United on matchday one ©Getty Images
Published: Saturday 29 September 2012, 2.45CET

Match facts: Galatasaray v Braga


UEFA Champions League statistics
• Galatasaray and Braga were among ten teams who failed to score on matchday one.

• Burak Yılmaz started at Old Trafford, becoming the first Turkish player to represent four different clubs in the UEFA Champions League. He had previously featured for Beşiktaş JK, Fenerbahçe SK and Trabzonspor AŞ.

Summer transfers
Cris (Olympique Lyonnais)
Hamit Altıntop (Real Madrid CF)
Burak Yılmaz (Trabzonspor AŞ)
Nordin Amrabat (Kayserispor)
Dany Nounkeu (Gaziantepspor)
Umut Bulut (Toulouse FC, loan)
Furkan Özçal (Kayserispor)*

*not in UEFA Champions League squad

Servet Çetin (Eskişehirspor)
Necati Ateş (Eskişehirspor)
Bogdan Stancu (Orduspor)
Emirhan Ergün (Bandırmaspor)
Berkin Kamil Arslan (Şanlıurfaspor)
Kazım Kazım (Blackburn Rovers FC, loan)
Juan Culio (Mersin İdman Yurdu, loan)
Mehmet Batdal (Bucaspor, loan)
Yiğit İsmail Gökoğlan (Orduspor, loan)
Anıl Dilaver (Denizlispor, loan)

• Hamit Altıntop limped off after 18 minutes of Friday's 2-0 defeat at Orduspor; Galatasaray's first defeat of the season.

• Galatasaray have won three out of three at home this season.

• Two Umut goals and a last-minute Selçuk İnan strike earned Galatasaray a 3-2 win against Fenerbahçe in the Turkish Super Cup on 12 August.

• Tomáš Ujfaluši is expected to be sidelined until the new year after undergoing surgery in Prague on 12 September to repair cruciate ligament damage he sustained to his left knee in training.


UEFA Champions League statistics
• Braga lost 2-0 to CFR 1907 Cluj despite having 35 shots – more than any other side on matchday one. Their tally of 23 shots on target was also the highest in the first round of matches.

• The Portuguese side and Galatasaray were among ten teams who failed to score on matchday one.

Summer transfers
Beto (CFR 1907 Cluj)
Cristiano (Valencia CF)
Ismaily (SC Olhanense)
Éder (A. Académica de Coimbra)
Rúben Micael (Club Atlético de Madrid, loan)
Michel (SL Benfica, loan)

Tommaso Berni (UC Sampdoria)
Emmanuel Imourou (Clermont Foot Auvergne 63)
Ewerton (FC Anzhi Makhachkala)
Nuno Gomes (Blackburn Rovers FC)
Rodrigo Galo (A. Académica de Coimbra, loan)
Vinicius (Moreirense FC, loan)
Pizzi (RC Deportivo La Coruña, loan)

• Braga beat Vitória SC 2-0 on Friday; their first derby victory in Guimaraes in seven years.

• Éder was on target again in Guimaraes having scored his first goals for Braga in the 4-1 win at home to Rio Ave FC on 23 September.

• Braga had a club record six players in Portugal's squad for September's FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Luxembourg (2-1) and Azerbaijan (3-0): Beto, Nuno André Coelho, Custódio, Rúben Micael, Ruben Amorim and Éder.

• Éder made his international debut on 11 September as a late substitute against Azerbaijan at the Estádio Municipal de Braga.

Last updated: 29/09/12 23.43CET

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