Turkey national football team

Galatasaray sign Turkish winger Barış Alper Yılmaz

Galatasaray confirmed the signing of Turkish winger Barış Alper Yılmaz from the lower division side Ankara Keçiörengücü on July 9. 

The 21-year old player inked a contract with the Lions until 2026.

"We welcome Barış Alper Yılmaz to our club and wish him a successful career with the Galatasaray jersey," Galatasaray said.

Turkish manager expects tight match in EURO 2020 opener

Turkey expects a tough match against Italy in Friday's UEFA EURO 2020 opener in Rome, the Turkish national football team manager said on June 10. 

"I expect tomorrow's match will be in a high level technically, tactically and physically," Şenol Güneş said in a pre-match press conference, referring to both teams' high concentration and challenging playing style on the pitch.

Galatasaray get 2-0 road victory over Gençlerbirliği

Galatasaray claimed a 2-0 away win against Gençlerbirliği on May 2 in a Turkish Süper Lig game.

Playing in Ankara's Eryaman stadium, Galatasaray's Halil Dervişoülu fired a classy long-shot to break the deadlock in the 44th minute.

The Istanbul football club doubled the gap when Emre Akbaba made a close-range finish in minute 53.

Fenerbahçe come from behind to beat Başakşehir 2-1

Turkish Süper Lig club Fenerbahçe claimed a critical away for the title race by sealing a 2-1 win against Medipol Başakşehir on April 18. 

Ömer Ali Şahiner scored the opener for the home side at the Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium but visitors equalized through Attila Szalai's goal in the first half.

Aktürkoğlu's hat-trick fires Lions to win over Göztepe

The Lions' young winger Kerem Aktürkoğlu scored a hat-trick in his team's 3-1 win against Göztepe in the Turkish Süper Lig clash on April 17.

Fousseni Diabate broke the deadlock in the eighth minute for the home side but Galatasaray came back from 1-0 down with Aktürkoğlu's two goals in the first half.

Fenerbahçe falls 4 points behind Beşiktaş in Süper Lig

Fenerbahçe fell four points behind Beşiktaş on April 8 after a 1-1 draw against Helenex Yeni Malatyaspor in a Turkish Süper Lig match.

Fenerbahçe broke the deadlock in minute 17 when Enner Valencia scored a free-kick goal.

In minute 35, the home team equalized on a goal from left winger Mustafa Eskihellac at Yeni Malatya Stadium.

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