Neither in the title race nor in the fight for international places, Galatasaray Istanbul can still intervene in this season, the Turkish record champion can be found in the lower table half again. In order not even to get into the relegation fight, the team of coach Domenec Torrent against Göztepe Izmir urgently needed a victory – it should be the first year this year.
It went straight well for the guests, defender Nelsson caused the lead after three minutes. But first could not have “Cim Bom”, shortly before the break, Ndiade made out for a damper and pleased from the point. 20 minutes before the end, the Senegalese returned from eleven meters – and brought Göztepp in the lead.
Galatasaray had to fight with the residue, but could rely on Joker Gomis. The Frenchman came to the game after 74 minutes, 180 seconds before the end of the regular season, the 36-year-old transformed the third penalty of the evening to 2: 2. But it should not remain the last penalty, in the ninth minute of the aftermath, the referee Arda Kardesler showed again to the point. Again, Gomis arrived, again met – the 3: 2 away success for gala was perfect.
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