Match statistics

Man. UnitedGalatasaray

Goals scored1
 
0
on target10
 
5
off target8
 
8
Corners7
 
7
Offsides1
 
3
Fouls committed21
 
11
Yellow cards3
 
1
Red Cards0
 
0
Possession (%)48
 
52

Standings

Last updated: 16/11/2012 22:22 CET

Legend:

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Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Manchster United do just enough to win as they start out on a record 17th consecutive UEFA Champions League group stage campaign. It was anything but simple though, despite Michael Carrick's early goal, as Galatasaray went close numerous times, Nordin Amrabat, Hamit Altıntop and Selçuk İnan all grazing the woodwork.
  • 90+5
    Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Vidić (Man. United).
  • 90+3
    Hernández (Man. United) misses the target.
    Antonio Valencia's cross is flicked on by Danny Welbeck but the substitute smashes his volley over the bar at the back post.
  • 90+1
    A. Valencia (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nounkeu (Galatasaray).
  • 90+1
    Muslera (Galatasaray) makes a save.
    It seemed as though Javier Hernández would finish it off as Nani sent him clean through, but a combination of the keeper and Dany Nounkeu kept the goalbound shot from creeping in.
  • 90+1
    Hernández (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 90+1
    Eboué (Galatasaray) is penalised for a foul on Welbeck (Man. United).
  • 85
    Hernández (Man. United) misses the target.
    Nani finds the Mexican's well-timed run, but the forward pulls wide with only Fernando Muslera to beat.
  • Substitution
    84
    Welbeck (in) - Kagawa (out) (Man. United)
  • Substitution
    81
    Hernández (in) - Van Persie (out) (Man. United)
  • Yellow Card
    81
    Van Persie (Man. United) is shown a yellow card.
  • 80
    Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray) fouls.
  • Substitution
    79
    Aydın Yılmaz (in) - Felipe Melo (out) (Galatasaray)
  • Substitution
    79
    D. Fletcher (in) - Scholes (out) (Man. United)
    The Scottish midfielder returns for United for the first time since last November, when he scored against Benfica. The crowd rise to welcome him back.
  • 79
    Vidić (Man. United) fouls.
  • 77
    Semih Kaya (Galatasaray) makes a save.
  • 77
    Kagawa (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    The Japanese international is released into the area, but his low drive is blocked as Fernando Muslera is saved from action.
  • 75
    Van Persie (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Nounkeu (Galatasaray).
  • 74
    Scholes (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Eboué (Galatasaray).
  • 74
    Nounkeu (Galatasaray) makes a save.
  • 74
    Van Persie (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 72
    Felipe Melo (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    The Brazilian meets yet another corner, but once again sends his effort over the bar. United are living dangerously and are lucky to still be ahead.
  • 72
    Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) takes the corner.
  • 72
    Emre Çolak (Galatasaray) has an effort on goal.
  • 72
    De Gea (Man. United) makes a save.
    Galatasaray hit on the break and Burak Yılmaz goes clear, but his drive is parried away by the keeper.
  • 72
    Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray) has an effort on goal.
  • 72
    De Gea (Man. United) makes a save.
    De Gea's save falls straight to Emre Çolak on the edge of the area and he drills a shot at goal, but the United keeper is to his feet quickly and makes a great save to turn over the bar.
  • 71
    Van Persie (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 71
    Muslera (Galatasaray) makes a save.
  • 71
    Evra (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    So close to second for United. Lnik up between Shinji Kagawa and Nani allows the left-back to drive into the area, but his shot from a tight angle flies across the face of goal and wide.
  • 65
    Nani (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Eboué (Galatasaray).
  • 64
    Rafael (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Emre Çolak (Galatasaray).
  • 63
    Muslera (Galatasaray) makes a save.
    A deep, lofted cross from the right is met by Nani, who is unable to get the required power in the header to beat the Galatasaray goalkeeper.
  • 63
    Nani (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    63
    Emre Çolak (in) - Amrabat (out) (Galatasaray)
    The 21-year-old is on to make his UEFA Champions League debut. He has appeared three times in the league so far this season, but is yet to score.
  • 61
    Nani (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Eboué (Galatasaray).
  • Yellow Card
    61
    Vidić (Man. United) is shown a yellow card.
  • 60
    Vidić (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray).
  • 60
    Nounkeu (Galatasaray) makes a save.
  • 60
    Van Persie (Man. United) misses the target.
    The ball is worked to Nani on the edge of the area, but the winger's shot is blocked, before falling to the Dutch forward who volleys over from 15 metres.
  • 60
    Nani (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 59
    Vidić (Man. United) misses the target.
    Nani's floated corner is met by the captain, who rises above Fernando Muslera, but the ball drops just over the bar.
  • 59
    Nani (Man. United) delivers the corner.
  • Yellow Card
    58
    Felipe Melo (Galatasaray) is booked.
  • 58
    Felipe Melo (Galatasaray) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rafael (Man. United).
  • 56
    Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    The midfielder finds acres of space in the United box to meet Hamit Altıntop's cross from the right, but the header floats just off target, with David de Gea beaten.
  • 55
    Vidić (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray).
  • 55
    Nani (Man. United) misses the target.
    Robin van Persie's inswinging corner from the right finds the winger, but he is unable to redeem himself after his penalty miss as he heads over.
  • 55
    Van Persie (Man. United) delivers the corner.
  • 53
    Hakan Balta (Galatasaray) makes a save.
  • 53
    A. Valencia (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
    The visitors are unable to clear their lines and the ball is worked to the winger in the area, but his powerful shot is blocked strongly by defensive bodies.
  • 53
    Eboué (Galatasaray) makes a save.
  • 53
    Nani (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • Penalty
    53
    Nani (Man. United) missed the penalty saved by the goalkeeper.
  • 52
    Rafael (Man. United) was fouled in the penalty area by Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray)
    Slick passing sees United shift the ball from right to left and the right back bursts into the area to be bundled over by the forward. Nani will take the penalty.
  • 51
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Scholes (Man. United).
  • 50
    Nani (Man. United) fouls.
  • 49
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    The Turkish international hit the post in the first period and goes close from distance again, driving just wide of the left-hand post with David de Gea scrambling across.
  • 48
    Evra (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray).
  • 47
    Van Persie (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Muslera (Galatasaray).
  • 47
    Nani (Man. United) delivers the corner.
  • 47
    Kagawa (Man. United) misses the target.
    Lovely neat passing on the edge of the area with Nani allows the Japanese international to get a shot away, but a well-timed block sends the goalbound shot behind.
  • 46
    Amrabat (Galatasaray) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rafael (Man. United).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
    United have not lost in Europe in the last 60 times they have opened the scoring. The second half is under way, and Galatasaray will be doing all they can to change that statistic.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    Simon Hart (@UEFAcomSimonH), Old Trafford: United made the ideal start here with Michael Carrick’s goal but they have been forced increasingly on to the back foot by a Galatasaray side who have hit the woodwork twice through Nordin Amrabat and Hamit Altıntop.
  • 45
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    The midfielder picks up a loose ball in the centre and drives forward but he is just put off by Michael Carrick's challenge when about to shoot.
  • 44
    Van Persie (Man. United) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 43
    De Gea (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 43
    Amrabat (Galatasaray) has an effort on goal.
  • 42
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) delivers the corner.
  • 42
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) delivers the corner.
  • 40
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Rafael (Man. United).
  • 40
    Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on J. Evans (Man. United).
  • 39
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    A clever free-kick almost gets Galatasaray level. United expected the ball swung in the box, but it was played low to the edge of the area where the midfielder smashed a low shot which clipped the outside of the post.
  • Yellow Card
    38
    Evra (Man. United) is booked.
  • 38
    Evra (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Amrabat (Galatasaray).
  • 37
    Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) takes the corner.
  • 37
    Rafael (Man. United) makes a save.
  • 37
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) delivers the free-kick on target.
    The midfielder strikes low but is blocked by Burak Yılmaz, his team-mate. The forward cannot collect the loose ball and United clear.
  • 36
    A. Valencia (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Burak Yılmaz (Galatasaray).
    The free-kick is slightly left of centre, 25 metres out. Hamit Altıntop and Selçuk İnan stand over it.
  • 35
    Amrabat (Galatasaray) is flagged for offside.
  • 34
    Rafael (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Amrabat (Galatasaray).
  • 32
    Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) takes the corner.
  • 31
    Eboué (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    A good move from Galatasaray feeds the full-back on the right and he slips into the area before a good block deflects his effort off target.
  • 30
    Nani (Man. United) misses the target.
    Robin van Persie's corner finds the winger at the front post, but he cannot keep his header down.
  • 30
    Van Persie (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 28
    Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray) has an effort on goal.
  • 28
    Evra (Man. United) makes a save.
    A corner is sent towards Felipe Melo but is deflected to the edge of the area where Hamit Altıntop takes a touch before striking powerfully. The United midfielder gets a good block and the ball loops into the grateful hands of David de Gea.
  • 28
    Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) takes the corner.
  • 27
    Rafael (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Felipe Melo (Galatasaray).
  • 24
    Amrabat (Galatasaray) is penalised for a foul on Rafael (Man. United).
  • 22
    Felipe Melo (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    The Brazilian caught Michael Carrick off guard to pull away from the midfielder at the corner, but he cannot direct Selçuk İnan's right-side corner on target.
  • 22
    Selçuk İnan (Galatasaray) takes the corner.
  • 19
    Nani (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 19
    Nani (Man. United) takes the corner.
  • 16
    Elmander (Galatasaray) is flagged for offside.
  • Substitution
    16
    Elmander (in) - Umut Bulut (out) (Galatasaray)
    A big blow for Galatasaray as their top scorer, with five in four league games, departs after just 16 minutes. He did not seem to be limping, so the injury was not immediately evident.
  • 14
    Nani (Man. United) misses the target.
    The winger shoots a long way wide after finding space 20 metres out, buts scuffs his shot.
  • 13
    A. Valencia (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Nounkeu (Galatasaray).
  • 11
    Nani (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Eboué (Galatasaray).
  • 10
    Amrabat (Galatasaray) misses the target.
    Paul Scholes gives the ball away in the centre, allowing the 25-year-old to charge down the right channel, before cutting inside on his right foot and curling an effort on to the top of the bar.
  • 9
    Felipe Melo (Galatasaray) is penalised for a foul on Van Persie (Man. United).
  • Goal
    7
    Carrick (Man. United) scores!
    After Nani went close, it is the England midfielder who breaks the deadlock. Bursting through the centre, Michael Carrick exchanged passes with Shinji Kagawa before rounding Fernando Muslera to tap in.
  • 6
    Muslera (Galatasaray) makes a save.
    A great save prevents Nani from opening the scoring. The Portuguese winger played a neat one-two with Shinji Kagawa before attempting to chip the keeper who stayed big to block.
  • 6
    Nani (Man. United) has an effort on goal.
  • 6
    Amrabat (Galatasaray) is flagged for offside.
  • 3
    Nani (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Felipe Melo (Galatasaray).
  • 3
    Vidić (Man. United) is penalised for a foul on Umut Bulut (Galatasaray).
  • 3
    Evra (Man. United) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Hamit Altıntop (Galatasaray).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Wolfgang Stark's whistle starts the game, and United kick-off on their 17th consecutive UEFA Champions League campaign.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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