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McTominay Bemoans 'not killing the game' against Galatasaray

McTominay Expresses Frustration Over Missed Opportunities v Galatasaray

Scott McTominay and his Manchester United comrades found themselves lamenting errors despite the midfielder scoring his first UEFA Champions League goal against Galatasaray as the Red Devils played out a 3-3 draw.

The Scotland midfielder McTominay scored to make the score 3-1, handing United a second 2-goal lead on Wednesday night, but the hosts found a way to claw back into the match and secure a point, leaving United bottom of Group A.

The outcome signifies that the Reds' prospects for advancing now hinge on outcomes in other matches. With only one group-stage game left, facing Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich, the Reds find themselves lamenting missed opportunities and defensive lapses, accompanied by the lingering bitterness of disappointment due to their inability to win the match.

Following the final whistle, the Scot told MUTV: “We're so disappointed not to come away with more goals than three to be honest, and if you'd said that to us before the evening started, we'd have been delighted with that.

“Hopefully [we'd also] get another clean sheet. But, in football, there are mistakes and different things that can happen in the game, and it's partly our fault at the other end of the pitch for not killing the game as well.

“I feel like we really did [play well]. We had control and were playing some good stuff but it's football and it can happen. There are no individuals in this team. We all want to be a collective and push each other forwards together.

“There's no intimidation in football. You have just got to go there [to away stadiums like Newcastle United on Saturday], take it on its head and go for it, and that's the way this team wants to operate. We want to go and fight every challenge head on and that's it. There's no ducking and diving out of situations, we want to go and push ourselves and test ourselves against some really good teams.”

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