Football: Galatasaray edge out B.B. Erzurumspor 1-0

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Galatasaray defeated Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor 1-0 on Friday evening in Turkey's Spor Toto Super Lig, the country's top-tier football league.

Matchday 7's first game was played at Galatasaray's Turk Telekom Stadium in Istanbul.

Galatasaray's Maicon scored the goal in the 74th minute.

Stunned by Akhisar Belediyespor last week, the Lions bounced back at home, where they have won their last 13 matches.

In away match in Portugal, Galatasaray will face Porto in the UEFA Champions League group match.

On Saturday, Besiktas will take on Kayserispor in Istanbul's Vodafone Park. After last week's derby draw, the Black Eagles look to claim three points at home.

On Sunday, Fenerbahce will take on Caykur Rizespor in an away match. The Yellow Canaries are desperate for a win to stay close to the league's top teams.

On Monday, leaders Medipol Basaksehir will look to beat Yeni Malatyaspor at home to stay at the top of the league.

Currently, Medipol Basaksehir lead the league with 13 points, followed by defending champions Galatasaray with 12 points and Kasimpasa, also with 12. Besiktas, in fourth place, have 11 points, Fenerbahce, with seven points, find themselves in the 13th spot.

– Week Seven schedule:


Trabzonspor – Kasimpasa at 1300GMT

Aytemiz Alanyaspor – Akhisarspor at 1300GMT

Besiktas – Kayserispor at 1600GMT


Demir Grup Sivasspor – Bursaspor at 1030GMT

Goztepe – Atiker Konyaspor at 1300GMT

Caykur Rizespor – Fenerbahce at 1600GMT


MKE Ankaragucu – Antalyaspor at 1700GMT

Medipol Basaksehir – Evkur Yeni Malatyaspor at 1700GMT