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Saturday, February 16, 2013
Turkish Delight for Drogba
A night to be remembered by Drogba and Turkish football fans in Turkey on Friday night in a small city called Manisa, just outside of Izmir .
Drogba made his debut as a sub in the second half and within 5 minutes of his entry he chanced the score and style of Galatasaray's play!
Even Wesley Sneijder who started his second match in Turkey came to live once Drogba went in to the match...
Until then, Galatasaray was struggling to rock bottom of the league ,Akhisar Belediye!
It was nonsense to keep a player like Drogba on the bench !
But, Fatih Terim decided not to start him, what ever is the reason.....
Galatasaray fans in front of the screen and fans in the stadium was sweating really bad until Drogba's goal!
The world football's legend made a sensational header goal after being on the pitch for only five minutes,,
Burak Yilmaz gave him a beautiful cross on his goal!
With him coming in to the match , Drogba,Sneijder and Burak Yilmaz trio was cranking ....
Two minutes later from first goal, Sneijder gave the ball to Drogba ,he went around few and took a shot and ball was deflected and Burak Yilmaz scored the second goal for Galatasaray!
Clutch player Drogba, totally changed the mood of the match and relieved a lot of Galatasaray fans who were biting their nails!
After going up two goals, there were few good Drogba passes to Burak Yilmaz but Burak Yilmaz could not finish it .
Rock bottom team of Turkish Super League, surprised Galatasaray defense in the 85th minute with Sertan Vardar and made theh score 1-2!
Wesley Sneijder came out in the 79th minute of the match...
I don't know why Terim, decided to pull him off!
That trio triangle was working perfect on top .....
Akhisar's goal weapon Greek soccer player Gekas had a huge miss before, Droga's debut!
Actually , wood works saved his shot and Galatasaray ,,,,,,,
But at the end, Galatasaray was lucky and with Drogba's debut has won this match.
This match was final tune-up match before the Champions League match against Schalke 04 on February 20th at Turk Telekom Arena in Istabul,Turkey.
It will be tough one !
Around The Turkish Super League.......
On Saturday, Eskisehir loss to Kayseri at home (0-3) Antalya draw at home against Karabuk(0-0) and Besiktas draw at home against Gaziantep (1-1)
Besiktas was winning 1-0 until last minute of the match...
Very bad mistake by Besiktas defense, cost Besiktas big time....
This loss of points might hound Besiktas later on in the race for the Championship!
On Sunday, the match of the week will take place in Trabzon where Ttrabzonspor host Fenerbahce
This is a huge match !
Also on Sunday, Genclerbirligi host Mersin in Ankara, Bursaspor host Elazigspor in Bursa and Ordu host Istanbul Buyuksehir,
Very importnat matches for basment teams Elazig and Mersin.....
They have to win their matches a loss for both teams could spell danger in the coming weeks...
On Monday, week 22, will close with Kasimpas vs Sivas match .
Galatasaray sit on top of the Turkish Super League with 43 points after round 22....
On Sunday, Fenerbahce could capture the second place from Besiktas if they beat Trabzonspor.
That is why this match between Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce on Sunday is huge.
A loss for Trabzon could spell danger for Trabzon!
AHMET B TURGUT