Fenerbahce take title over Trabzonspor
Fenerbahce won their 18th Turkish championship today with a 4-3 away victory over Sivasspor, grabbing the crown on goal difference from Trabzonspor on the final day of the of the season.
The Istanbul giants finished the season with 82 points, the same as Trabzonspor, whose 4-0 victory over Karabukspor was not enough to earn them the title.
Thousands of Fenerbahce fans took to the streets in the club's home district of Kadikoy, on Istanbul's Asian side, in an ecstatic celebration that will also go some way to burying memories of their last-minute loss of the title last year.
Fenerbahce and Trabzonspor will now represent Turkey in the UEFA Champions League next season, while the three teams that followed them - Bursaspor, Gaziantepspor and Besiktas - will compete in the UEFA Europa League.
Turkey's most successful side, Galatasaray, finished an humiliating eighth, a massive 36 points off the champions, after a disastrous season that saw two coaches and a club president ousted.