ISTANBUL

Reigning champs Galatasaray fell away in the title race of the Turkish football league after losing against Goztepe on Saturday. 

In a Week 16 match on Saturday, Goztepe beat Galatasaray 2-1 at home in Izmir with goals by Cameron Jerome in the 9th minute and Halil Akbunar in the 61st minute. Galatasaray scored by own goal with Lamina Gassama in the 27th minute.

Following this result, Galatasaray remained in the sixth spot with 24 points.

This season, an underdog team tops the division, which is a rare occasion for the Super Lig.

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