Galatasaray to experiment against second-tier outfit
Galatasaray midfielder Yekta Kurtuluş hails the crowd after the Istanbul team beat Sivasspor 3-1 to extend its lead in the Spor Toto Super League. AA photoGalatasaray is hosting 1461 Trabzon in one of four Ziraat Turkish Cup matches today.
The Spor Toto Super League leader, who will meet second-place and archrival Fenerbahçe over the weekend, is likely to field a second-string side against the second-tier PTT League One side as the two meet in the round-of-16 of the domestic competition.
The game at the Türk Telekom Arena starts at 7 p.m.
Another League One side, Altay, is visiting last year’s cup finalist, Bursaspor, in İzmir at 1 p.m.
In two matches between Super League sides, Gaziantepspor hosts Sivasspor at 3:30 p.m. and Eskişehirspor takes on Kardemir Karabükspor at 6 p.m.