Bursaspor win, Istanbul derby ends in draw
Defending Turkish champions Bursaspor beat Ankaragucu 5-1 to move three points clear at the top of the Super Lig table. Bursaspor, beaten by Manchester United in the Champions League in midweek, fell behind early on as Stanislav Sestak scored a sixth-minute opener for the home side. But Ibrahim Ozturk, Turgay Bahadir, Omer Erdogan, Ivan Ergic and Sercan Yildirim all scored before the end of the first half to end the game as a contest,
Third-placed Fenerbahce were held to a goalless draw in the Istanbul derby by managerless Galatasaray, who parted company with Frank Rijkaard earlier this week.
The day's other game saw Manisaspor defeat bottom side Kasimpasa 2-1. Ariza Makukula gave Manisaspor a 14th minute lead before Fernando Varela levelled in the 25th minute, but Josh Simpson struck the winner on the half-hour mark.