Turkey (National Football)

Trabzonspor Down Besiktas Up

AHMET BOB TURGUTCorrespondent IMarch 8, 2009

Turkish Super League Saturday Wrap


As I mentioned  in my preview article for Saturday matches, all the matches on Saturday was going to be tight matches.


Well, what I predicted in Trabzon,  did happen....

Trabzonspor loses at home again against the team who is Fighting for their life in the league

As I said before, actualy the Trabzonians who plays for Konyaspor and coaches for Konyaspor beat Ersun Yanal's Trabzonspor team.

The young Konyaspor keeper Oguzhan had a huge match...

He made a lot of saves in this match.

Konyaspor, held Trabzonspor with a little luck until 84 minute of the match than scored the matches only goal by Roman Kratochvil in the 84th minute and won a very important three points in the 23th week.

With this win Konyaspor reached to 27 points in the league...

On the other hand Trabzonspor went down...

Before this match, they were sharing the top spot with Sivasspor ...

This was a good Birthday gift for Konyaspor coach who will celebrate his 51th birtday on March 9th, Monday.


Although Besiktas played away match, Besiktas find to beat the last place team Hacettepe in Ankara .

It was not easy though...

Coach Mustafa Denizli was sweating big time in the last minutes of the match in a cold night in Ankara..

After scoring two goals in the first twenty minutes of the match, Besiktas went in to relaxing mode....

But, at the end, they beat Hacettepe with a 2-3 score.

Besiktas gooals came by M.E. Delgado,Mert Nobre and Bobo while Hacettepe answered with Patiyo Tampwe two goals.

This was back to back third win for Besiktas ..

And this was first, this season...

So, while Trabzonspor went down in the standing, Besiktas moved up in the standings.

With 45 points, Besiktas will go on top of the Trabzonspor and will wait for Sivasspor match on Sunday.

Sivasspor, Besiktas and Trabzonspor each has 45 points now and Sivasspor will play their match on Sunday.

Even if Sivaspor loses the match on Sunday against Ankaraspor at home , they will still be on top a draw and win will make Sivasspor the only top team at the end of the 23th week in the Turkish Super League.

Also on Saturday, Denizlispor surprised Istanbul B.B, and beat them in their own home with two goals

Under new coach Mesut Bakkal Denizlispor won four in a row in the league...

This loss put Istanbul B.B in serious trouble in the league..

Denizlispor's goals scored by Burak Akyildiz  and Emil Rosenov Angelov .

With this win Denizlispor surpass Istanbul B.B, in the standings....

Denizlispor moved up to 11 Th place with 27 points while Istanbul B.B drop down to 14th place with 25 points.

Antalyaspor the team who is trying to get out from the fire zone was winning in away match until the last minute but, in the last minute home team Gaziantepspor scored the  equalizer and killed Antalyaspor's three point hopes...


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