CL 2014: Late Burak strike earns Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht draw

 A stoppage time strike from Burak Yilmaz earned Galatasaray a 1-1 draw with Anderlecht in their opening Group D Champions League fixture on Tuesday after Dennis Praet had put the visitors on course for victory.

Reuters| Updated: Sep 17, 2014, 10:21 AM IST
CL 2014: Late Burak strike earns Galatasaray 1-1 Anderlecht draw
Galatasaray's Burak Yilmaz, left, and Chancel Mbemba of Anderlecht fight for the ball during their Champions League Group D soccer match

Istanbul: A stoppage time strike from Burak Yilmaz earned Galatasaray a 1-1 draw with Anderlecht in their opening Group D Champions League fixture on Tuesday after Dennis Praet had put the visitors on course for victory.

Praet found the opening in the 52nd minute, gathering a cross on the left, passing two players along the edge of the penalty area and firing in a shot to Galatasaray keeper Fernando Muslera`s right which flew in off the post.

Into injury time, Galatasaray`s Aurelien Chedjou broke through the defences on the left of the area and found Burak who shot past Anderlecht keeper Davy Roef from a few metres to the relief of the home side.