Monday, 17 September 2012
PTT League week 3 round up !
Week 3 of the Turkish first division got underway with Kartalspor vs Samsunspor drawing 2-2. Samsunspor looked to be heading back home with all three points with goals from Sari and Arslan giving them a two goal lead. However a remarkable comeback from the Istanbul side saw two goals in the last minute from Uslu and Karaca give them a share of the points.
Up next was Karsiyaka 2-0 Ankaragucu and you can see the match report below. There were two divisions seperating Manisaspor and Sanliurfaspor last season, and the two met in Manisa for a 0-0 draw at the weekend. Sanliurfaspor have spent good money but have yet to find the form in the first three games. Manisaspor will travel to Ankaragucu at the weekend for their next game.
Caykur Rizespor destroyed Tavsanil Linyitspor 4-0 at home. Rizespor look a very strong side and must be considered up their with the favourites for promotion. Ousman Jallow, Uche Kalu (2) and Alkilic scored the goals for the home side.
Kayseri Erciyesspor and 1461 Trabzon remain unbeaten as they drew 0-0 in Kayseri. 1461 are another team who look strong contenders. Boluspor won 3-0 at home to Goztepe thanks to goals from Aksu (2) and Kilinc. The visitors are now rooted to the bottom of the table.
Denizlispor won 2-0 at home to Adana Demirspor with goals coming from Arslan and Erdem. It puts Denizli into the play off places and gives them a good start to the season. Konyaspor drew 0-0 at home to Gaziantep BB as both teams poor start to the season continues.
In tonights game, Adanaspor drew 0-0 at home to Bucaspor. Adana will be disappointed they couldn't take advantage of being at home. They were lucky to take all three points at Ankaragucu and will be hoping to improve on tonights performance.