Football: Fenerbahce stunned by underdogs Kayserispor


Turkish Super Lig title contenders Fenerbahce were stunned by Istikbal Mobilya Kayserispor in a 1-0 away loss Sunday.

Kayserispor’s Turkish forward Umut Bulut scored the match’s only goal in the 57th minute by beating the offside trap and receiving a through ball from Ghanaian teammate Bernard Mensah.

Bulut ran into the penalty box to beat Fenerbahce goalkeeper Altay Bayindir who was unable to parry the shot.

Fenerbahce preferred an attacking style of play with Istanbul team players, Victor Moses and Luiz Gustavo, hitting the crossbar once each.

But Kayserispor earned the 1-0 win for the surprising result.

Kayserispor have been in a nightmarish season as it finds itseif at the bottom of the standings, 18, with seven points.

Following the loss, Fenerbahce, who had 17 points, dropped to fourth place in standings.

Aytemiz Alanyaspor still top the Super Lig with 19 points in 10 matches.

Demir Grup Sivasspor are following the leaders with 18 points in the league table.

BtcTurk Yeni Malatyaspor are now in the third spot as earning 17 points this season. Malatyaspor are ahead of Fenerbahce on goal difference.

Sunday’s results:

Yukatel Denizlispor – Demir Grup Sivasspor: 0-2

Kasimpasa – BtcTurk Yeni Malatyaspor: 2-2

Istikbal Mobilya Kayserispor – Fenerbahce: 1-0

Monday’s fixture:

MKE Ankaragucu – Gaziantep FK (1700GMT)
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