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Man Utd beat Başakşehir 4-1 in Champions League

English football club Manchester United beat Medipol Başakşehir 4-1 in a UEFA Champions League match on Nov. 24, a devastating loss for the Turkish team.

The home team scored an early opener in the seventh minute as Man United's Portuguese star Bruno Fernandes made a vicious strike from outside the penalty area.

Galatasaray upset fans, drawing with 10-man Kayserispor

Galatasaray drew with 10-man Hes Kablo Kayserispor 1-1 in a Turkish Süper Lig match in Istanbul on Nov. 23.

Galatasaray, the home team of the week 9 game, were awarded a penalty kick in the 62nd minute as Norwegian right back Martin Linnes was fouled in the area.

After a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) check, the referee showed the penalty spot.

Fenerbahçe football team announce 2 COVID-19 cases

One player and a technical staff member at Fenerbahçe tested positive for COVID-19, the Super Lig club announced on Aug. 13. 

The Turkish club said treatment began for those infected.

The team did not disclose the identities of the infected but said they have been isolated at home.

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Trabzonspor beats Fenerbahçe, reaches Turkish Cup final

Trabzonspor beats Fenerbahçe 3-1 in the Ziraat Turkish Cup semifinal match on June 16 to advance to final. 

Trabzonspor secured the 5-2 aggregate victory, having won the first leg 2-1 at home in March.

The visitors took the lead in the sixth minute at Ülker Stadium, when Norwegian star Alexander Sorloth scored the opener.

Galatasaray loses league game, key player

Defending champion Galatasaray made a nightmare return to the Turkish Süper Lig on June 14, losing 2-0 to Rizespor in an away match, while goalkeeper Fernando Muslera suffered a heavy injury, dealing a major blow to the Istanbul club's title chances.

The Uruguay international was injured in the 15th minute and was hospitalized after fracturing his tibia and fibula.

Fenerbahçe topples Kayserispor, Trabzonspor beats Göztepe

The Süper Lig leaders Trabzonspor won against Göztepe and Fenerbahçe won against Kayserispor as the Turkish top-flight football league began with coronavirus measures on June 12. 

Visitors Trabzonspor took the lead as Nigerian forward Anthony Nwakaeme scored by header in the 16th minute, 1-0. He was unmarked in the penalty area.

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