Galatasaray advanced to the quarterfinals in the Turkish Cup, after beating Caykur Rizespor 2-1 at Turk Telekom Arena on Thursday evening.

Galatasaray eliminated Caykur Rizespor 3-2 on aggregate after a 1-1 draw in the first leg of Round of 16 last week.

After a goalless first half, Galatasaray broke the deadlock in the 60th minute, when Adem Buyuk converted the awarded penalty kick, giving his team a 1-0 lead.

The resilient Rizespor team did not give up on their chances, they also managed to convert their penalty kick, Ogulcan Caglayan made no mistake in the 77th minute.

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