Medipol Basaksehir win first ever Turkish Super Lig title

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Medipol Basaksehir clinched the Turkish Super Lig title with a 1-0 victory over HK Kayserispor.

Playing at Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium, Turkish midfielder Mahmut Tekdemir scored a goal in the 19th minute for Basaksehir.

ISTANBUL, TURKEY – JULY 19: Alexandru Epureanu (L) of Medipol Basaksehir in action against Miguel Lopez of Hes Kablo Kayserispor during the Turkish Super Lig week 33 soccer match between Medipol Basaksehir and Hes Kablo Kayserispor at Fatih Terim Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on July 19, 2020. ( Onur Çoban – Anadolu Agency )

With this goal, Medipol Basaksehir were crowned the league champions, winning the first domestic league title in the club’s history.

Meanwhile, in the 33rd minute, Basaksehir was awarded a penalty with a VAR decision but Bosnian midfielder Edin Visca missed it.

Basaksehir’s Mehmet Topal became the first player to reach the championship in the history of Turkish Super Lig with three different clubs.

Topal had won the league title with Galatasaray in 2008 and Fenerbahce in 2014.

Basaksehir manager Okan Buruk became the fifth person who won the league title in the history of the Turkish Super Lig as both football player and coach.

Ertugrul Saglam, Aykut Kocaman, Hamza Hamzaoglu and Senol Gunes had clinched the league title as both player and head coach.

2nd place Trabzonspor lose to Konyaspor at home

In another Sunday’s match, Trabzonspor lost to HK Konyaspor with a 4-3 score.

Trabzonspor’s goals came from Alexander Sorloth (2) and Filip Novak, while HK Konyaspor equalized the game with Rijad Bajic, Levan Shengelia, Nejc Skubic’s goals, making it 3-3.

Brazilian forward Thuram’s goal brought victory for Konyaspor in the 90th minute.

Ankaragucu relegated to TFF First Lig

MKE Ankaragucu lost to Fraport TAV Antalyaspor 1-0 so the Ankara side have been relegated to the 2nd-tier TFF First league.

North Macedonian forward Jahovic scored in the stoppage time.

Medipol Basaksehir win first ever Turkish Super Lig title



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