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Galatasaray level points with leaders Besiktas before final fixture

Lions claim away win while Fenerbahce and Besiktas taste defeat on matchday 41 of Turkish Football Super Lig

Emre Aşıkçı   | 12.05.2021
Galatasaray level points with leaders Besiktas before final fixture

ISTANBUL 

Galatasaray on Tuesday leveled points with Turkish Super Lig leaders Besiktas before the final match week in the Turkish Football Super Lig. 

Galatasaray tasted a 4-1 away win over Yukatel Denizlispor to boost their points to 81 at Denizli Ataturk Stadium.

Halil Dervisioglu scored the opener for the Yellow and Reds with a header in the 22nd minute.

The Lions doubled their lead when Ryan Babel converted a penalty kick in the 35th minute, and Yukatel Denizlispor narrowed the gap to one with Recep Niyaz.

Egyptian striker Mostafa Mohamed scored twice for Galatasaray near the end of the game, which ended with a score of 4-1.  

Fenerbahce, Besiktas get 2-1 home loss

Laague leaders Besiktas lost to Fatih Karagumruk 2-1 on their home ground, Istanbul’s Vodafone Park.

Fenerbahce were also defeated by Demir Grup Sivasspor with the same score at Ulker Stadium.

With 81 points, Galatasaray are behind Super League leaders Besiktas with a goal difference of -2.

With 79 points, Fenerbahce slipped to third place with only one game remaining.

Meanwhile, three teams were relegated from the Turkish Super Lig: Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor, MKE Ankaragucu and Yukatel Denizlispor.  

Final fixtures of Super League (Matchday 42):

Saturday (1730GMT)

MKE Ankaragucu - Aytemiz Alanyaspor:

Demir Grup Sivasspor - Kasimpasa

Hes Kablo Kayserispor - Fenerbahce

Caykur Rizespor - Medipol Başaksehir

Atakaş Hatayspor - Gaziantep FK

Galatasaray - Helenex Yeni Malatyaspor

Fatih Karagumruk - Yukatel Denizlispor

Goztepe - Besiktas

Trabzonspor - Genclerbirligi

Fraport TAV Antalyaspor - Ittifak Holding Konyaspor


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