Red hot Lions meet Sivas in Turkish Cup
Galatasaray salvaged a 2-2 draw against archrival Fenerbahçe with a late goal in a Spor Toto Super League match at the Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium on March 18. DAILY NEWS photo, Emrah GÜRELGalatasaray aims to continue its Spor Toto Super League form when it takes on Sivasspor in the Ziraat Turkish Cup round of 16 tonight.
The Lions, who salvaged a point with a late goal against second-place Fenerbahçe over the weekend, maintained their nine-point advantage over their archrivals after the derby in the league. With three weeks left, Galatasaray guaranteed to finish the regular season on top of the league.
Tonight, the team will hope to continue its form on the domestic cup competition against a solid Sivasspor side.
With 14 trophies, Galatasaray is the most successful team in the competition, but has not claimed the cup since 2005.
The match at the Türk Telekom Arena starts at 8:30 p.m.
Bursaspor will visit Bugsaşspor, a team hailing from the third-tier Spor Toto League Two, in the only other fixture of the cup today. The game kicks off at 1 p.m.