Turkish football season ends with little to play for


Following Beşiktaş' league-winning performance last weekend, it is the bottom of Turkish football's Super Lig that holds the main point of interest in the season's final matches.

Either Rizespor or Bursaspor -- currently placed 16th and 15th respectively -- will be the third team to be relegated alongside Adanaspor and Gaziantepspor when the final whistle is blown on Saturday evening.

Rizespor, on 33 points, host 11th-placed Alanyaspor while Bursaspor travel to the Black Sea to face Trabzonspor, currently 6th in the table. Both games kickoff at 5 p.m. (1400GMT) Saturday.

Beşiktaş will celebrate their 15th championship in front of home fans at the Vodafone Arena in Istanbul, having secured victory in Gaziantep last Sunday.

The match against Osmanlispor also takes place Saturday evening.

Also at the top end of the table, Başakşehir will have to face Champions League qualifying games during the summer after finishing behind their Istanbul rivals.

Fenerbahçe sit in third above Galatasaray due to a two-goal superiority, with both clubs having 61 points. This guarantees Europa League football for both as 5th-placed Antalyaspor trail by six points.

Konyaspor will be going straight to the Europa League group stages after they beat Başakşehir in the Turkish Cup Final on Wednesday.

Here is the full schedule for Week 34 matches: (all times local):


5.00 p.m. Gençlerbirliği - Kasimpasa

5.00 p.m. Akhisar Belediyespor - Kardemir Karabukspor

8.00 p.m. Antalyaspor - Gaziantepspor


2.00 p.m. Kayserispor - Medipol Başakşehir

5.00 p.m. Galatasaray - Atiker Konyaspor

5.00 p.m. Adanaspor - Fenerbahçe

5.00 p.m. Çaykur Rizespor - Aytemiz Alanyaspor

5.00 p.m. Trabzonspor - Bursaspor

5.00 p.m. Beşiktaş - Osmanlispor

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