ISTANBUL 

Fenerbahce won against Kasimpasa 3-0 in a Monday Turkish Super Lig match to stay in the title race. 

Fenerbahce’s Senegalese forward Mame Thiam scored two goals against his former club Kasimpasa to make a major contribution to the win in Istanbul’s Recep Tayyip Erdogan Stadium.

Visitors Fenerbahce took the lead in the 14th minute as Thiam scored the opener with a left foot strike.

Near the end of the first half, Thiam finished in the area to make it 2-0 for Fenerbahce.

In the 86th minute of the match, Fenerbahce scored the third goal on a counter-attack as Dutch winger Ferdi Kadioglu chipped the ball over the goalkeeper.

So Fenerbahce secured the 3-0 victory to come in fourth in the standings.

They have 29 points in 15 matches in the league led by archrivals Besiktas.

The Black Eagles have bagged 31 points in 15 weeks to top the Super Lig.   

Monday’s result:

Kasimpasa – Fenerbahce: 0-3  

League table:

#

Clubs

P

W

D

L

GF

GA

+/-

Pts

1

BESIKTAS

15

10

1

4

31

19

12

31

2

AYTEMIZ ALANYASPOR

16

9

3

4

27

12

15

30

3

GALATASARAY

15

9

3

3

25

10

15

30

4

FENERBAHCE

15

9

2

4

30

20

10

29

5

GAZIANTEP FK

15

7

7

1

28

17

11

28

6

ATAKAS HATAYSPOR

15

8

3

4

22

17

5

27

7

TRABZONSPOR

16

6

5

5

18

20

-2

23

8

FATIH KARAGUMRUK

15

5

6

4

24

19

5

21

9

YENI MALATYASPOR

15

5

5

5

19

20

-1

20

10

CAYKUR RIZESPOR

15

5

5

5

21

23

-2

20

11

GOZTEPE

15

4

7

4

21

18

3

19

12

ITTIFAK HOLDING KONYASPOR

15

5

4

6

19

16

3

19

13

KASIMPASA

16

5

4

7

18

26

-8

19

14

DEMIR GRUP SIVASSPOR

15

4

6

5

15

18

-3

18

15

FRAPORT TAV ANTALYASPOR

16

4

6

6

15

24

-9

18

16

MEDIPOL BASAKSEHIR FK

15

4

4

7

21

27

-6

16

17

GENCLERBIRLIGI

15

4

4

7

15

24

-9

16

18

MKE ANKARAGUCU

15

4

3

8

19

23

-4

15

19

YUKATEL DENIZLISPOR

15

3

4

8

16

26

-10

13

20

BUYUKSEHIR BELEDIYE ERZURUMSPOR

16

3

4

9

16

29

-13

13

21

HES KABLO KAYSERISPOR

15

2

4

9

9

21

-12

10

– Week 17 fixtures

Week 17 in the Super Lig will begin on Tuesday.

Super Lig clubs faced a busy schedule this week.

They played over the weekend and Monday, and will continue play during the whole week except for Friday.

Matchday 18 will be held this weekend.

– Tuesday

Yeni Malatyaspor – Demir Grup Sivasspor

Gaziantep FK – MKE Ankaragucu

Ittifak Holding Konyaspor – Galatasaray

– Wednesday

Yukatel Denizlispor – Hes Kablo Kayserispor

Genclerbirligi – Atakas Hatayspor

Medipol Basaksehir – Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor

Trabzonspor – Goztepe

Fraport TAV Antalyaspor – Fatih Karagumruk

Besiktas – Caykur Rizespor

– Thursday

Fenerbahce – Aytemiz Alanyaspor​​​​​​​

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