By Victor Kanayo
Manchester United are already walking tight rope in the ongoing Champions League after suffering a 3-2 home defeat to Galatasaray on Tuesday night.
This is after Rasmus Hojlund twice put United in front, but they slipped to a sixth defeat in nine games, as Wilfried Zaha, Kerem Akturkoglu and Mauro Icardi struck for the Turkish giants.
United twice gave up a lead and saw Casemiro sent off to remain without a point in Group A.
It is the first time United have started a Champions League group stage with successive defeats, a situation that now piles pressure on Manager Erik ten Hag, whose side are bottom of the table, four points behind their visitors who are second, behind Bayern Munich.
United have now lost two on the trot following Saturday’s Premier League home defeat by Crystal Palace, five of their past seven games and six out of 10 in all competitions this season.
Napoli, Arsenal Slip
Meanwhile, Napoli with hitman Victor Osimhen lost their match 2-3 against Real Madrid in Italy.
Also, Arsenal lost to Lens away in their second Champions League tie of the season.
Arsenal were dealt another blow before Sunday’s crunch Premier League meeting with Manchester City as England forward Bukayo Saka went off after just 33 minutes.
But Lens were worthy of a win that took them to the top of Group B on four points, with Mikel Arteta’s side second on three.
It was also a night Bundesliga serial winners Bayern Munich defeated Copenhagen 2-1.