Galatasaray hope to maintain winning streak in Turkish Super League
Turkish football powerhouse Galatasaray are seeking a victory over Medipol Başakşehir in the opening match of Turkish Super League's game-week 12 on Friday.
The Istanbul derby match in Turkish top-tier football league will kick off at 1730GMT at Turk Telekom Stadium.
At the end of week 11, Medipol Başakşehir had 5 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats with 19 points in the fifth place, while Galatasaray -- having same points with a minus 1 goal difference -- are just behind them.
Medipol Başakşehir started with a bad performance in the Turkish Super Lig, losing to Yeni Malatyaspor and Fenerbahçe in the first two games.
After these two matches, the orange-navies rode a nine-match unbeaten streak in Lig and also won last two games in UEFA Europa League.
Galatasaray will focus on extending the winning streak to three games. The Yellow-Reds managed to salvage six points after winning over Antalyaspor and Yukatel Denizlispor in the last two matches of Lig.
Game-Week 12 fixtures:
Galatasaray - Medipol Başakşehir (1730GMT)
Yukatel Denizlispor - Çaykur Rizespor (1200GMT)
MKE Ankaragücü - Trabzonspor (1430GMT)
IH Konyaspor - Beşiktaş (1700GMT)
IM Kayserispor - DG Sivasspor (1100GMT)
Kasımpaşa - Gençlerbirliği (1330GMT)
Aytemiz Alanyaspor - Göztepe (1330GMT)
Antalyaspor - Gaziantep FK (1700GMT)