Besiktas edged Antalyaspor in Saturday’s top-tier Super Lig match.
Croatian defender Domagoj Vida got things going for Besiktas with a early header.
The Black Eagles doubled the lead in minute 11 when Malian forward Abdoulay Diaby’s close range shot beat Antalyaspor goalkeeper Ferhat Kaplan.
The two early goals made the Istanbul team’s work easier.
Antalyaspor narrowed the gap in the second half as Nigerian midfielder Paul Mukairu put the ball into Besiktas net. Mukairu’s goal gave hope to Antalyaspor but Besiktas was able to hold off for the 2-1 win.