By Can Erozden
ANKARA (AA) – Demir Grup Sivasspor is enjoying being at the top of Turkey’s Super Lig, cementing their lead by beating BtcTurk Yeni Malatyaspor on Saturday.
Sivasspor secured a 3-1 win thanks to goals by Turkish midfielders Hakan Arslan, Mert Hakan Yandas, and Emre Kilinc.
Arslan scored the opener in the 26th minute. Four minutes later, Sivasspor doubled its lead when Yandas put the ball into Malatyaspor’s net.
In the 37th minute, Brazilian midfielder Guilherme cut the lead in half before Kilinc netted an insurance goal in the 54th minute as the underdogs from central Turkey earned their sixth straight victory.
After week 14, Sivasspor has 30 points to top the Super Lig.
Their closest opponents, Fenerbahce, have 25 points.
Next Sunday will see a critical showdown as Sivasspor will face Fenerbahce at home.