Galatasaray continues to blow like a storm. The yellow-red team beat Istanbulspor 1-0 with the goal they scored in the first half, in the postponed match of the 3rd week of the Super League. The winning goal came from Mauro Icardi in the 42nd minute. In the match where the Argentinian star could not take advantage of the penalty kick, Mertens and Kerem Demirbay’s shots hit the post and Abdülkerim was stuck offside. With this victory, Galatasaray reached 16 points in the league with 5 wins and 1 draw.
BEŞİKTAŞ IS THE LAST
Okan Buruk’s students, who won 5 consecutive matches in the Super League and reached 16 points, were the leader, 1 point ahead of Fenerbahçe with more matches. Galatasaray’s unbeaten streak also increased to 19. After the defeat against Beşiktaş last season, the team had 16 wins and 3 draws in 19 matches, including 11 in the Super League, 6 in the UEFA Champions League qualifiers and 1 in the group stage.
A. POWER IS NEXT
Galatasaray’s match marathon continues to increase. Cimbom, who played in Copenhagen, Başakşehir and Istanbul matches in the last 6 days, will host Ankaragücü on Saturday. He will go to England for the Manchester match on October 3. Galatasaray has played 13 matches since July 25.
WON FOR THE 32nd TIME
İstanbulspor and Galatasaray met for the 47th time in the Super League. Defeating their opponent, the yellow-red team achieved their 32nd victory. The yellow-black team won 5 times. 10 matches ended in a draw. Galatasaray won the league matches between the two teams last season with scores of 2-0 and 2-1.
10 POINTS AWAY
Galatasaray, He played in his 4th away match in the Super League against İstanbulspor. In these competitions, the yellow-reds got 3 wins and 1 draw. Aslan scored 6 goals and conceded 1 goal. Aslan defeated Gaziantep FK 3-0, Başakşehir 2-1, and drew goalless with Kayserispor.
HE BEAT THE POSTS
Galatasaray continues to hang on to the poles. Aslan is the team with the most shots hitting the post in the league since last season. Against Istanbul, Mertens’s shots hit the post in the first half and Kerem Demirbay’s in the second half. During this period, Galatasaray’s total of 23 shots hit the post.
5 CHANGES IN THE SQUAD
Galatasaray, He took the field with 5 changes compared to the Başakşehir match. While Sanchez, Ziyech and Kazımcan were not in the squad, Oliveira and Barış Alper were also placed on the bench. Kaan, Angelino, K. Demirbay, Mertens and K. Aktürkoğlu played instead of these players.
HAKİM ZİYECH IS OUT OF THE SQUAD
It was surprising that Hakim Ziyech was not in the squad against İstanbulspor. Okan Buruk announced that he did not include the Moroccan star in the squad to rest him. Buruk said, “There is nothing very important about Hakim, but we wanted to rest him.”