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Loads of furious Man Utd fans react to defensive calamity as Reds fall behind in Istanbul

Anthony Martial has salvaged something for Manchester United to cling onto from a truly calamitous first-half showing against Istanbul Basaksehir.

The Reds fell behind in extraordinary circumstances after abandoning their defence and allowing Demba Ba the freedom of Turkey to run through and slot past Champions League debutant Dean Henderson.

Just before the break, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men switched off again as Deniz Turuc squared to Ba, who dummied for Edin Visca who then fired home.

Fortunately for the Reds, unmarked Martial brilliantly netted a pin-point header from Luke Shaw’s cross just after to halve the deficit.

United have been completely off the pace in a game where a response was expected after Sunday’s defeat to Arsenal.

Solskjaer desperately needs to elicit a reaction from his players at half-time to avoid an embarrassing night in Turkey.

The system currently isn’t working and surely the manager needs to make a change of personnel at half-time to turn the tide.

Unsurprisingly, supporters have reacted furiously to some of the defensive performances with the Reds all at sea in the opening 45 minutes.

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