MU lost pain in Turkey and continued to show their unstable performance under coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer this season. Meanwhile, also in the third round of the Champions League group stage, Chelsea has created a proud historic milestone.
Together in the third round of the Champions League group stage in the 2020/21 season this morning (November 5), the two representatives of the Premier League, MU, and Chelsea, received conflicting results.
In Group H, as a guest of Istanbul Basaksehir, MU lost 1-2 to the Turkish team. Meanwhile, in Group E, Chelsea defeated the visitors from France Rennes with a shock score of 3-0. MU and Chelsea welcomed ‘record rain’ Opposition, Lampard received bad news – 1 Demba Ba opened the score to help Istanbul Basaksehir win 2-1 against MU.
Meanwhile, MU has set a hat-trick losing 3 consecutive games when they march to Turkey in the European Cup. Before the match, this morning at Basaksehir Fetih Terim, “Red Devils” failed to be a guest of Galatasaray (lost 0-1 November 2012) and Fenerbahce (lost November 1-2, 2016).
The bad results against Istanbul Basaksehir ended a series of 10 consecutive wins on MU away field in all competitions. The army of coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has just received their first defeat when they marched away from home 10 months since they lost at Anfield to Liverpool in the Premier League in January this year.
Istanbul Basaksehir won over MU
Demba Ba, a former Chelsea star striker who just scored the opening goal to help Istanbul Basaksehir win over MU, became the second oldest African player to score in the Champions League when he reached 35 years and 163 days.
Meanwhile, with Chelsea, the students of Frank Lampard have reached many historic milestones after the great victory of Rennes. Expensive rookie Timo Werner became the first German player after more than 33 years to score a regular double on penalty spots in a Champions League match since the case of his countryman.
Lothar Matthaus scored for Bayern Munich while playing Real Madrid in April 1987. Werner has scored 6 of the last 10 Champions League goals from penalties, surpassing midfielder Arturo Vidal’s record (5 penalty goals).
Timo Werner and Tammy Abraham go down in Champions League history Werner’s teammate, striker Tammy Abraham, was the first Chelsea player to score three consecutive Champions League matches, following an impressive record like Willian in 2015. Abraham was the first English player to do so.