Galatasaray wins, Beşiktaş stays on top in Super League

Galatasaray wins, Beşiktaş stays on top in Super League

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Galatasaray wins, Beşiktaş stays on top in Super League

Turkish football giants Galatasaray edged out Göztepe 1-0 in Istanbul late Aug. 19.

Galatasaray's winning goal was scored by Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru in the 42nd minute of the game at Turk Telekom Stadium.

After this win in match week two in Spor Toto Super Lig, Galatasaray increased their points to six in the league table.

In the other match of the day, Beşiktaş toppled Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor 3-1 in away match.

Beşiktaş defender Gokhan Gonul, striker Alvaro Negredo and winger Ricardo Quaresma were scorers for Black Eagles.

Erzurumspor's Jasmin Scuk playing as midfielder scored the only goal for his team.

Beşiktaş are leading the league with six points.

On Aug. 18, Istanbul based football heavyweights Fenerbahçe got beaten by Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor 1-0 in an away game in Super Lig.

Home team Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor midfielder Danijel Aleksic scored the winning goal for his team in the 70th minute, which upset Fenerbahçe.

Brazilian winger Guilherme crossed the ball inside the penalty box, Aleksic took the shot without trapping the ball. His vicious strike beat Fenerbahçe goalkeeper Volkan Demirel.

Securing the narrow lead, Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor won the match 1-0 at Yeni Malatya Stadium.

Fenerbahçe are on 10th position with three points.

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