world soccer 24.9.2017 12:40 pm

Istanbul derby delivers three goals, five red cards

Five players were given their marching orders in a fiery Super Lig clash between Istanbul giants Fenerbahce and Besiktas on Saturday with two of the red cards dished out in the final minutes.

Fenerbahce beat Besiktas 2-1 at home in the season's first derby at the Ulker stadium on the Asian side of Istanbul.

Istanbul derby delivers three goals, five red cards
Istanbul derby delivers three goals, five red cards

Istanbul derby delivers three goals, five red cards

Five players were given their marching orders in a fiery Super Lig clash between Istanbul giants Fenerbahce and Besiktas on Saturday with two of the red cards dished out in the final minutes.

Klopp insists Liverpool on right track
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Klopp insists Liverpool on right track

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Spurs boss Pochettino ‘in love’ with hotshot Kane
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Spurs boss Pochettino ‘in love’ with hotshot Kane

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Mourinho cautious despite fast Manchester United start

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Wenger urges Sanchez to prove his worth

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Guardiola urges City to maintain goal blitz
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Dybala double as Juventus whip Torino

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Coutinho scorcher gets Liverpool back on track
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Coutinho scorcher gets Liverpool back on track

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Barcelona remain perfect in Girona, Real bounce back

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Emery expects swift Neymar return after stalemate

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Aubameyang hits hat-trick for leaders Dortmund
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Aubameyang hits hat-trick for leaders Dortmund

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Morata hits hat-trick as Chelsea sink Stoke
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Morata hits hat-trick as Chelsea sink Stoke

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Mourinho sent off as Lukaku fires Manchester United

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Sparkling Sane inspires Manchester City in Palace rout

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Harry Kane brace keeps West Ham in the mire

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Neymar-Cavani rivalry ‘healthy’ for PSG – Okocha
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Aguero deserves more acclaim, says Guardiola
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Aguero deserves more acclaim, says Guardiola

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results

Chiefs 0-0 Arrows
AmaZulu 1-1 P Stars
Wits 1-0 Pirates
Baroka 2-2 Ajax CT

fixtures

Maritzburg Utd vs FS Stars
Arrows vs Chippa Utd
Ajax CT vs CT City
Chiefs vs Baroka

psl log

# Team GP Pts
1 Golden Arrows 6 12
2 Baroka FC 6 12
3 Orlando Pirates 6 11
4 Kaizer Chiefs 6 9
5 Cape Town City 5 9
6 Maritzburg United 5 8
7 AmaZulu 6 8
8 SuperSport United 4 7
9 Mamelodi Sundowns 3 6
10 Ajax Cape Town 5 5
11 Bloem Celtic 4 5
12 Chippa United 5 5
13 Bidvest Wits 6 5
14 Free State Stars 5 4
15 Polokwane City 6 4
16 Platinum Stars 6 2

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