Fenerbahçe secure home win to stay in league title race
The Yellow Canaries finished the job early, scoring all their goals in the first half.
Fenerbahçe midfielder Jose Sosa successfully converted a penalty in the sixth minute at Ülker Stadium to give his team a 1-0 lead.
Consecutive goals by forward Enner Valencia in the 12th minute and midfielder Dimitris Pelkas in the 14th minute made it 3-0 for Fenerbahçe, with the Yellow Canaries leading the first half.
Erzurumspor's Özgur Sert scored near the end of the match. The consolation goal made the result 3-1 for Fenerbahçe.
Second-place Fenerbahçe secured a five-point gap against leaders Besiktas, who have racked up 81 points in 37 weeks.
Erzurumspor are now in the relegation zone with 37 points.
The 2020-21 Super Lig season is set to end in three weeks as Beşiktaş have a major advantage for the title.
The other title contenders, Galatasaray, are now in third position with 75 points, a point behind archrivals Fenerbahçe.
Both Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray are looking for Beşiktaş to make mistakes in the next three weeks.
This weekend will see a critical derby between Galatasaray and Besiktas at the Turk Telekom Stadium, Galatasaray's home.