Latest news! In the second week of the Super League, the last champion Beşiktaş was hosted by Gaziantep.
Beşiktaş went onto the pitch without making a change in the squad according to the last game. In the fight at Kalyon Stadium, the black and white teams’ coach Sergen Yalçın protected the top 11 of the match in which they beat Çaykur Rizespor 3-0 in the first week of the championship.
Beşiktaş entered the field with the starting XI composed of Ersin Destanoğlu, Rosier, Welinton, Vida, N’Sakala, De Souza, Ghezzal, Hutchinson, Salih Uçan, N’Koudou and Kenan Karaman.
In Beşiktaş, Mert Günok, Rıdvan Yılmaz, Batshuayi, Oğuzhan Özyakup, Gökhan Töre, Mehmet Topal, Larin, Mehmet Topal, Necip Uysal, Güven Yalçın and Teixeira took part in the bench.
In Gaziantep under coach Erol Bulut, Günay Güvenç, Djilobodji, Tosca, Ertuğrul Ersoy, Kitsiou, Mendyl, Jefferson, Recep Niyaz, Merkel, Figueiredo, Dicko started the match with the starting 11.
In the 5th minute, N’Sakala hit the goal from the left diagonal out of the penalty area, the ball hit the defense and goalkeeper Günay stayed. In the 22nd minute, Ghezzal created a danger. The Algerian star’s strong shot from the right diagonal out of the penalty area was left by goalkeeper Günay. In the 38th minute, N’Koudou entered the penalty area from the left diagonal and returned the ball inside, but the defense averted the danger.
Vida de Beşiktaş and Tosca de Gaziantep received yellow cards after tension and clashes between players of both sides in the dying moments of the first half.
The first half of the match ended 0-0.
New transfers in the second semester
Entering the second half of the match effectively, Beşiktaş looked for goals with the dangerous positions he found on top of each other, but Gaziantep’s defense did not pass.
New Beşiktaş signings Alex Teixeira and Michy Batshuayi came on in the 67th minute.
Fabrice N’Sakala fell ill
Beşiktaş 31-year-old left-back Fabrice N’Sakala fell to the ground in the 70th minute of the game. The football player, who collapsed to the ground, was taken to the ambulance with emergency response and taken to hospital. Beşiktaş announced that the player is conscious.
When the tie of 0 goals did not break in the second half, Beşiktaş left Gaziantep with a 0-0 draw.
After this result, Beşiktaş reached 4 points, while Gaziantep got his first point.