Trabzonspor stuns Galatasaray in Istanbul

Trabzonspor crushed Galatasaray 3-0 in Istanbul during the 10th week of the Spor Toto Super League on Nov. 22, in its first test under new coach Ersun Yanal.

The loss at home further increased pressure on Galatasaray coach Cesare Prandelli, whose decision to use Dutch star Wesley Sneijder as a substitute against Trabzonspor was severely criticized by supporters and pundits.

Yanal’s Trabzon faces first test at Galatasaray

Galatasaray is set to ask difficult questions to former national coach Ersun Yanal, who clinched the league title with Fenerbahçe last year, before returning to the Black Sea team this year New Trabzonspor coach Ersun Yanal will face his first test this weekend when the Black Sea side visits Galatasaray for a Spor Toto Super League match.

Trabzon, Karabük on pitch for Europa League groups

Two Turkish teams from the Black Sea region, Trabzonspor and Kardemir Karabükspor, will seek the chance to advance during their respective first-leg playoff games in the Europa League today.

Trabzonspor will be pinning its hopes on Oscar Cardozo, the former Benfica striker who recently joined the squad, when it faces Russia’s Rostov today at 9 p.m.