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Galatasaray beats Ankaragücü and defends first place

Galatasaray He is still the captain of Spor Toto after the 17th round Premier League He thus travels to the summit meeting on Sunday as the League’s leader Fenerbahçe. Despite being behind early, the Istanbul “lions” still turned the game around and won 2-1 at their home stadium, Nef Stadium. The Turkish champions fell behind in the standings, due to the wonderful goal scored by Tilan Antalyale (seventh), who was loaned to Ancaragucho. The 27-year-old placed an overhead kick from under the crossbar and put the visitors to the Turkish capital ahead. But Paris’s Albert Yilmaz (16th), who was favored over Kerim Akturkoglu, quickly equalized for the hosts with a header. The cross that led to the goal came from Milot Rashica. Fifteen minutes later, striker Bafetimbi Gomis (30) returned to the penalty spot again. The Frenchman received a pass from World Cup player Dries Mertens in the penalty area, triumphed over his opponent and cleverly scored 2-1 for Galatasaray from his turn. “Cimbom” almost went into the first half with a two-goal advantage. But after a pass from Mertens, Ancaragoku’s goal was missed by Berkan Kutlu with a powerful left-footed shot while running.

Kilinc loses a 100% chance against the parent club

In the second round, Emre Kilink (69) missed a great opportunity to head into the empty goal. After a high cross from Kevin Malcuit, the Galatasaray loanee put the ball completely unhindered next to the post. With the replacement of Yunus Akgün and Yusuf Demir, Galatasaray is finally more dangerous in attack again. Akgün took the ball from the opponent and passed it to Yilmaz (87′), whose shot on goal was nullified by goalkeeper Bahadir Güngördü in desperate need. Right after that, Demir tested Gongordu from a distance. Ankaragücü continued to struggle to equalise, but luck or cruelty was lacking in the final match. Galatasaray brought the result over time and thus defended the lead in the standings table after the 17th round. With 35 points, the yellow-red are two points ahead of their arch-rival before the derby match against Fenerbahce. Ankaragücü remains at 19 points and is currently in 11th place.

line up

Galatasaray: Muslera – Dubois, Nelsson, Bardakci, van Aanholt – Midtsjö (90 + 4 Seferovic), Kutlu, Yilmaz (90 + 4 Aksaka), Mertens (83 Demir), Rashica (83) – Gomis

MKE Ankaragucu: Gongordo – Malcuit (75 Ceylon), Radakovic, Mujakic, Marlon – Diack, Zahed (Pepe 80), Antalali (Pedrinho 80), Chatzgiovannes (Beridze 58), Kilink – Su (80 Machida)

Portals: 0-1 Antalya (7), 1-1 Yilmaz (16), 2-1 Gomis (30)

Yellow cards: Medicgo, Yilmaz (Galatasaray) – Zahid, Dayak, Guller (Ankaragucho)