Football: Istanbul powerhouses drop points in Super Lig


By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL (AA) – Turkish football giants Galatasaray, Besiktas and Fenerbahce dropped points in match week 9 in Turkey's Spor Toto Super Lig.

On Friday, Galatasaray and Bursaspor drew in a 1-1 match at home, which was enough for the Lions to stay on the top of the league with 19 points.

On Saturday, Fenerbahce also drew Sivasspor 0-0 in an away match.

With this result, Fenerbahce ranked 15th in the league with nine points, 10 points away from the leader.

On Sunday evening, Besiktas was defeated by Goztepe 2-0 in an away match and placed fifth with 15 points.

The other two Istanbul clubs Basaksehir and Kasimpasa followed the leader closely as they ranked second and third, with 18 points each.

Here are the full results in Super Lig's match week 9:

Galatasaray – Bursaspor: 1-1

Kasimpasa – Akhisarspor: 5-0

Basaksehir – Kayserispor: 1-0

Sivasspor – Fenerbahce: 0-0

Caykur Rizespor – Atiker Konyaspor : 1-1

Aytemiz Alanyaspor – Antalyaspor: 0-1

MKE Ankaragucu – Yeni Malatyaspor: 1-0

Goztepe – Besiktas: 2-0