In the 38th minute of the match, Galatasaray fans started shooting torches and fireworks, and after a moment some fireworks fell on the field. Referee Bowe Rachkowski, who presided over the meeting, had no choice but to stop the match. Relatives of the fans from the Bosphorus did not intend to stop there, and under the escort of the police, coach Fatih Tarim went to the Galatasaray fan sector. After a few minutes of intermission, the match resumed.
The hosts made a better impression after their match on Thursday, but they could not document that with the goal scored. Substituting the team in the 51st minute, Bamba Deng was in a good position after overturning Cengiz Andra, but the Senegalese player missed a clean shot. In the 60th minute, Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Musler came in for the cross after William Saliba’s head hit after a corner kick.
A moment later, Arkadiusz Milik arrived on the pitch to replace Dienga. Pole appeared on grassland after a 130-day break due to a meniscus injury.
In the 76th minute, Matteo Guendouzi fell into the Galatasaray penalty area, and Bawi Razkowski pointed to the eleventh meter. However, the Polish judge had great doubts about the original decision and decided to use video verification. After her, the decision changed despite the big protests from OM players and coach and coach Jorge Sampaoli.
In injury time, the pitch became unruly as Saliba and Mbaye Diani were at each other’s throats. Various objects also flew from the stands towards the Galatasaray player.
Marseille still reigns, but the match ended in a goalless draw.
After two series of meetings, the leader of Group E is Galatasaray, who has four points to his credit. Lazio Roma players scored one point less and Olympique Marseille was third.
Olympic Marseille – Galatasaray Istanbul 0:0 (0:0)
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