Turkish heavyweights Galatasaray tied 2-2 with Astana the Kazakhstan champions, who made their home debut at this stage of the UEFA Champions League and managed to get their first-ever group point in Wednesday's match at Astana Area .
Galatasaray couldn't reach the much-anticipated victory against Astana in the Group C match and had to settle for one point.
Galatasaray's Turkish midfielder Bilal Kisa -- scoring the leading goal for his team in 31' -- found the net on his Champions League debut: 1-0.
However, visitors Galatasaray's defender Hakan Balta scored an own goal in 77' equalizing for the home team.
Four minutes to go Astana goalkeeper Nenad Eric found his own net: 1-2.
Near the end of the game home team Astana snatched the draw as Galatasaray's French left-back Lionel Carole put the ball in his own net.
Lions lost to Spanish heavyweights Atletico Madrid 2-0 in their home ground, Turk Telekom Arena, in the matchday one.
In Wednesday's game, the Istanbul giants wore their newly released "red" alternate kit for the first time this season.