Let me just say this—I am very disappointed with what I witnessed today.
Here on this Blog and my web site and my regular column on Bleacher Report, I always enjoyed writing about Turkish Football .
What I saw was an unsportsmanlike act by both team players in this match.
There was no goal and no football on the field during the full ninety minutes.
But, at the injury time there was a head butt by Fenerbahce player Diego Lugano to Galatasaray player Emre Asik that started a brawl.
Everyone got involved!
Arda Turan got in a fight with his national teammate Semih Senturk and they punched each other.
After the brawl, the referee showed four red cards.
Lugano and Semih from Fenerbahce and Arda and Emre Asik from Galatasaray.
With this score, Galatasaray and Fenerbahce are pretty much out of the top race in the Turkcell Super League in Turkey.
Both sides needed to win in order to remain in the race for Turkey's Super league title.
Lastly, the players who are very young and candidates to be stars shocked me today.
The way they behaved on the field and after the match with their comments was stunning.
After tonight's match, every one in Turkish Football has to look in the mirror one more time.
This should start with the Turkish Football Federation and Turkish National team coach and should go down to team officials.
Again, There should be really harsh punishments for this kind of behavior on the field.
If Turkish Football Federation is not quick to announce the punishments, it will be a disaster for the league and Turkish Football.
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