Episode 333: Fight Night At Inonu 2 - Electric Boogaloo

May 5, 2017

There’s a derby coming up.  Last week had some interesting results.  Also, Turkey is in an international tournament.

Week 29 results of the Turkish Super League are reviewed.  Istanbul Basaksehir got a clutch win against Besiktas, and they only needed eighteen minutes to do it.  Fenerbahce barely squeaked out a win, but Rizespor certainly gave them a run for their money.  Kayserispor can breathe a sigh of relief in their relegation fight.  Bursaspor got walloped by Galatasaray (and made a little history that they soon would want to forget).  Adanaspor looks to be destined for the drop now (unless a miracle happens).  The week 30 schedule gets the rundown.  The upcoming weekend features the Istanbul derby between Besiktas and Fenerbahce, a rematch from the tense Turkish Cup round of 16 match a few months back.

News this week focuses on Bursaspor and Istanbul Basaksehir.  Istanbul Basaksehir got some good news from the TFF Board of Appeals.  As for Bursaspor, a coaching resignation that was inevitable occurred.  The guys discuss Topcu and whether he was the answer for Bursaspor.  The discussion there leads to a debate about clubs and what their individual club identity is.

Some miscellaneous stuff is also featured this week.  The regular season of the TFF second division (or the third tier) wrapped up, and two historic Turkish clubs have been promoted.  The pundits discuss this and delve into the TFF first division.  It’s getting competitive in terms of the automatic promotion spots there.  The podcast wraps up with a discussion of Turkey participating in the U17 Euros currently being held in Croatia.  The pundits discuss Turkey opening group stage game against Spain.

 

 

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