Besiktas wins Turkish Super Lig title for 16th time

  16 May 2021    Read: 1467
Besiktas wins Turkish Super Lig title for 16th time

Besiktas have become the 2021 Turkish Super Lig champions on Saturday, Anadolu Agency reported.

Black Eagles beat Goztepe 2-1 in the away match to be crowned as the 2020/2021 season winners.

Besiktas took the 1-0 lead in the minute 10 as Croatian defender Domagoj Vida scored the opener.

Goztepe's Alpaslan Ozturk put the ball into Besiktas' net in the 24th minute to level the match, 1-1.

However, Besiktas did not give up. Algerian winger Rachid Ghezzal gave a 2-1 lead to Besiktas, scoring from a penalty kick in the 69th minute.

Besiktas secured the 2-1 victory to win the title. They previously won it in 2017.

The Black Eagles had 84 points in 40 matches to win the Super Lig.

Similar to them, second-place Galatasaray bagged 84 points as well. But Besiktas' goal average was 45, only one more than Galatasaray.

Meanwhile, Galatasaray beat Helenex Yeni Malatyaspor 3-1 at home, but it was not enough for the Lions to topple Besiktas.


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