Besiktas beat Galatasaray 0-1 on Monday and extending their lead at the top of the Turkish Super League .
Anderson Talisca's deflected free-kick deceived goalkeeper Fernando Muslera on the 47th minute, giving his team a vital 1-0 lead.
Besiktas started the match at a controlled pace, but Galatasaray was the more attacking outfit, with contributions from winger Armindo Bruma and German striker Lukas Podolski.
After important derby victory in Galatasaray's nest , Besiktas increased their points haul to 50 and continue to lead the league, four points ahead of second-placed Basaksehir.
Galatasaray, meanwhile, with 40 points, and 10 points behind Besiktas on third place !
After the league's weekend matches, second-placed Basaksehir managed to beat Osmanlispor 1-0 in Ankara to increase their points total to 46.
On Sunday, Fenerbahce could not halt their run of poor performances and dropped two more points, drawing with bottom-placed Gaziantepspor 1-1.
Fenerbahce and Galatasaray well behind Besiktas after this weekend
12 weeks to go ,the title race , pretty much between Besiktas and Buyuksehir !
Basaksehir is four points behind Besiktas ...
Clearly, this was a huge win for Besiktas but nothing is guaranteed yet!
Besiktas has the advantage but they can't letdown and be comfortable...
Between Europa League matches and domestic matches , they need to be focused all the time .
As coach Senol Gunes said, there work is not done yet !
"It's to early to claim the championship " he said...
I agree with Senol Gunes .