Besiktas Defeats Galatasaray 2-1
In a crucial Turkcell Super Lig match, Istanbul rivals Besiktas defeated Galatasaray 2-1 at home on Saturday to move the Black Eagles into 2nd place in the lig. The loss for Galatasaray drops them down to third place in the Super Lig. Besiktas now has 39 points; only five points behind Fenerbahce for the league lead. Galatasaray has 38 points, tied with Kayserispor who also won this weekend. The result means it is crucial for Fenerbahce to pick up three points on Sunday in Kadikoy vs. Sivasspor. Kickoff is at 19:00 (12 Noon EST in the U.S.).