F.Bahce claim top spot in Turkish league
Turkish top football division Spor Toto Super Lig title contenders Fenerbahce became leaders Monday thanks to a 3-0 victory over Eskisehirspor.In the first match of the Super Lig's second half in Eskisehir on Monday, the visitors' offense was on call as Brazilian striker Fernandao scored twice and Dutch star forward Robin van Persie also contributed a goal.
Eskisehirspor midfielder Alparslan Ozturk was sent off in the 64th minute.
With 43 points on Week 18, Fenerbahce claimed the top spot in the league as Besiktas's Sunday match against Mersin Idmanyurdu was postponed due to heavy snow.
Meanwhile Galatasaray won against Medicana Sivasspor 3-1 at home. Galatasaray's Turkish midfielder Selcuk Inan scored on a penalty. Turkish-German forward Sinan Gumus doubled the score near the end of the first half. In the 68th minute, forward David Texeira narrowed the gap. But to no avail as the Istanbul team scored thanks to another penalty converted by Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz in the 86th minute.
Galatasaray are in third place with 33 points.
Akhisar Belediyespor-Torku Konyaspor: 0-2
Galatasaray-Medicana Sivasspor: 3-1
Antalyaspor-Medipol Basaksehir: 1-2
Caykur Rizespor-Genclerbirligi: 2-3
Torku Konyaspor-Kayserispor, Mersin Idmanyurdu-Akhisar Belediyespor, Osmanlispor-Galatasaray, Genclerbirligi-Antalyaspor, Medicana Sivasspor-Eskisehirspor, Fenerbahce-Caykur Rizespor, Gaziantepspor-Bursaspor, Trabzonspor-Besiktas and Medipol Basaksehir-Kasimpasa.