Football: Week 16 in Turkish league to kick off Friday
Leader Medipol Basaksehir to face Galatasaray in this week’s Spor Toto Super Lig
By Fatih Erel
Goztepe will play against Bursaspor on Friday to begin Week 16 of Turkey's Spor Toto Super Lig while the leader Medipol Basaksehir will face reigning Galatasaray on Saturday.
Medipol Basaksehir strengthened their position on top of the Turkish football league with 33 points after the rivals Galatasaray, Besiktas and Kasimpasa lost points last week.
Istanbul's Medipol Basaksehir led the league with 33 points, followed by Kasimpasa and Antalyaspor with 26 points each. Besiktas come fourth with 25 points, Yeni Malatyaspor is at the fifth place, Trabzonspor came sixth and reigning champions Galatasaray, the 'Lions', come seventh with the same points each.
The 'Yellow Canaries' are desperate for a win to stay close to the league's top. Currently, Fenerbahce with 14 points stayed in 17th place in the league -- 19 points away from
At home, Besiktas will play against Trabzonspor on Sunday while Fenerbahce will face B.B. Erzurumspor at home on Monday in Week 16 of Turkey's Spor Toto Super Lig.
Week 16 schedule:
Goztepe-Bursaspor at 1730GMT
Caykur Rizespor - Aytemiz Alanyaspor at 1030GMT
Demir Grup Sivasspor - MKE Ankaragucu at 1030GMT
Atiker Konyaspor - Kasimpasa at 1300GMT
Medipol Basaksehir - Galatasaray at 1600GMT
Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor - Antalyaspor at 1030GMT
Kayserispor - Akhisarspor at 1300GMT
Besiktas - Trabzonspor at 1600GMT
Fenerbahce - B.B. Erzurumspor at 1700GMT