Istanbul Basaksehir vs Man United: Demba Ba, Visca score in 2-1 win

Istanbul Basaksehir vs Man United: Demba Ba, Visca score in 2-1 win

- Istanbul Basaksehir vs Man United saw the Turkish record their first win in the Champions League

- Demba Ba and Edin Visca got Basakeshir's goals while Anthony Martial grabbed the only goal for United

- United remain top the group as they await the result of Paris Saint-Germain's game with RB Leipzig

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Istanbul Basaksehir vs Man United ended in a surprise 2-1 win for the Turkish champions at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu.

Former Liverpool striker Demba Ba and Edin Visca's goal were enough to seal the win while United's only goal came through Anthony Martial.

Ba put his side ahead with a sensational goal after a long ball caught United's defence napping as the Senegalese finished off the move to make it 1-0 in the 12th minute.

Basekshir added the second in the 40th minute as Ba's dummy put Edin Visca free on goal and the Bosnian smashed his shot home to make it 2-0.

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The Red Devils quickly got themselves back into the game just before half time after a perfect-inch cross from Luke Shaw gave Martial a free header to make it 2-1.

United dominated most part of the second as Bruno Fernandes free-kick did not do much to trouble Basaksehir goalkeeper.

Istanbul Basaksehir vs Man United: Demba Ba, Visca score in 2-1 win
Istanbul Basaksehir vs Man United: Demba Ba, Visca score in 2-1 win. Photo by Burak Kara
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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made all five changes bringing on Paul Pogba, Edison Cavani, Mason Greenwood, Scott McTominay and Timothy Fosu-Mensah but to no avail.

United were even frustrated the more after Alexandru Epureanu made a goal-line clearance in the 90th minute.

Basaksehir recorded their first win and point in a European competition after suffering back-to-back defeats to Paris Saint-Germain and Leipzig.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that former Manchester United coach Rene Meulensteen believes Paul Pogba has not worked hard enough to merit the 'world-class' status.

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The Frenchman was responsible for the Red Devils' 1-0 defeat to Arsenal at Old Trafford in last weekend's Premier League cracker.

Pogba hacked down Hector Bellerin who made an attacker move in the second half before Pierre Emerick Aubameyang superbly converted the spot-kick.

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