Besiktas beat Galatasaray 1-0 in Istanbul derby

CORRECTION ON DECK, LEDE, 4TH PARAGRAPH

ANKARA

Reigning champions Galatasaray lost to rival team Besiktas 1-0 in the top-tier Turkish football league on Sunday.

Playing at Vodafone Park Stadium in Istanbul, the Black Eagles defeated the Lions 1-0 with forward Umut Nayir finding the net with a header in the 69th minute of the match.

With this win, Besiktas moved into the eighth spot, increasing their points to 12, while Galatasaray are placed seventh with 13 points.

Meanwhile Galatasaray’s unbeaten streak also came to an end with the loss.

The yellow-red club was last defeated when they lost against Yukatel Denizlispor 2-0 in the opening match of the new season at Denizli Ataturk Stadium.
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