Basaksehir, Trabzonspor pick up 3 points with easy wins
Basaksehir extend their unbeaten run to 15 matches in Turkey’s top-tier football league
Turkish Super Lig title contenders Medipol Basaksehir and Trabzonspor eased past their opponents on Saturday in their last matches at first half of 2019-20 football season.
Medipol Basaksehir thrashed city rival Kasimpasa 5-1 at home to extend their unbeaten run to 15 matches in Turkey’s top-tier football league.
Demba Ba (2), Enzo Crivelli, Jorge Fernandes (own goal) and Eljero Elia scored the goals for Basaksehir's win.
Ricardo Quaresma, on the losing side, was the only scorer for Kasimpasa.
Crivelli became the highest goal scorer for Basaksehir with eight goals at the first half of the season.
Kasimpasa maintained their poor performance, recording sixth defeats in their last seven matches in the league.
Basaksehir is currently in second place with 33 points as Kasimpasa collected 15 points to stand at 14th spot.
Another title contender Trabzonspor hammered Istikbal Mobilya Kayserispor 6-2 at home for their biggest victory this season in the league.
Alexander Sorloth (2), Daniel Sturridge (2), Abdulkadir Parmak and Anthony Nwakaeme's goals led Trabzonspor to an easy victory over Kayserispor.
Kayserispor's goals were scored by Omer Uzun and Artem Kravets.
Trabzonspor finished the first half of the league in third place with 32 points while Kayserispor bottomed the Turkish Super Lig with only 10 points.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.