A deportation on Elias Jelert was costly.
"The young right-back got a stupid sending off and it ended up costing FCK dearly as they came under enormous pressure and threw away the win at the end. A hard-earned lesson for Jelert," writes bold.dk.
Galatasaray dominated in the first half with several free throws and a heavy ribbed shot by Kerem Aktürkoğlu before FCK seized the opportunity when it appeared. Jordan Larsson received the ball in deep, avoided offside by a hair's breadth, and played the ball backwards into the penalty area.
It went through a couple of players to Mohamed Elyounoussi who received the ball on his chest and volleyed. Goalkeeper Fernando Muslera could not keep the ball and 1-0 was a fact. Larsson was first to congratulate the home fans as the home fans started a huge hurricane of whistles during the celebrations.
Larsson replaced with thigh pain
After just under an hour, FCK extended the lead to 2-0 after a quick conversion. The ball was played in to Diogo Gonçalves who directly fired a low shot and scored his first goal in the Champions League.
Ten minutes later, Larsson, who went for the back of his thigh, was substituted and Viktor Claesson came in.
With 20 minutes left, FCK's Elias Jelert went in too hard in a melee and received his second yellow card and was sent off. It became too overwhelming for FCK to handle and the team lost their two-goal lead during his sending off.
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Jordan Larsson and Viktor Claesson scored during regular time – then 17-year-old Roony Bardghji scored during the penalty shootout • Watch the goals in the clip Photo: TT/Viaplay