Nov 5, 2013 at 7.45pm UK at ​Parken
Braaten (5')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Riera (84')

Result: Daniel Braaten guns down Galatasaray

A Daniel Braaten gives Copenhagen maximum points in their Champions League meeting with Galatasaray.

An early strike from Daniel Braaten proved enough to give Copenhagen a 1-0 win over Galatasaray in tonight's Champions League clash.

The home side took the lead in the fifth minute when Rurik Gislason's flick-on was turned in by former Bolton Wanderers midfielder Braaten.

There was controversy 15 minutes later as Galatasaray thought they had equalised through Bruma, whose strike was contentiously ruled out for offside.

Roberto Mancini's side piled on the pressure as they searched for an equaliser before the break, but found only the post when Felipe Melo headed Albert Riera's corner towards goal.

End-to-end action followed, with Braaten missing a golden opportunity to put his side 2-0 up before the break and Didier Drogba putting a volley into the stand at the other.

Drogba had another chance to draw his side level midway into the second period, the former Chelsea man with an instinctive effort from inside the box that was turned behind by Johan Wiland.

The game turned scrappy in the final stages as Galatasaray struggled to get any balls up to Drogba in the attack, allowing Copenhagen to hold on for the win.

Galatasaray's Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo celebrates scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B football match between Galatasaray and FC Copenhagen on October 23, 2013
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