Twenty-third title of Turkish champion L Galatasaray. At the end of his victory this Tuesday at Ankaragogo stadium during the 36th and penultimate days, he could no longer join the Istanbul club, with 82 points, before his runner-up and great rival Fenerbahce (77 points), deprived of the coronation. since 2014.
21 goals for Mauro Icardi
The most successful club in Turkey, Galatasaray has been able to count on its Argentine striker this season Mauro Icardi (21 goals, 7 assists) and Uruguayan midfielder Lucas Torreira. I borrowed last summer before Paris Saint-GermainIcardi scored another brace on Tuesday against Ankaragücü (1-4). Only Ener Valencia (Fenerbahçe) has been more effective this season with 29 goals.
Four years after their last title, the Istanbul Lions qualify directly for the next UEFA Champions League. Okan Boruk’s players will celebrate their coronation on Sunday in front of their boiling red and gold fans during the Istanbul derby against Fenerbahçe. Galatasaray finished 13th in the Premier League last season, the worst ranking in their history. In addition to the arrival of Mauro Icardi and Lucas Torreira, the club strengthened itself in the off-season and during the winter transfer period by offering the services of Belgian Dries Mertens, Portuguese Sergio Oliveira and Italian striker Nicolo Zaniolo. a.