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De Jong and Sneijder escape blamage with Galatasaray in cup

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De Jong and Sneijder escape blamage with Galatasaray in cup

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Galatasaray on Wednesday in their own stadium, the first win caught in the second round of the Turkish cup.

The team of coach Jan Olde Riekerink occurred in the extra time a blamage against Tuzlaspor (2-1), which plays at the third level.

Galatasaray played in the pool already right up against Erzincanspor and Elazigspor. Nigel de Jong started against Tuzlaspor in the base when the team from Istanbul. Wesley Sneijder fell after 65 minutes in.

After the long 1-1 remained, put Galatasaray in the final phase of an offensive. That resulted in the decisive match of the Portuguese Josué, a penalty is used.

Second place

By the victory, the club from Istanbul with five points, the number two in the group, the surprising Tuzlaspor remains with six points leader. There are still three rounds to go.

Sunday continues Galatasaray the league with a home game against Alanyaspor. The club of Sneijder and De Jong is third in the Süper Lig with five points behind leader Basiksehir.

View the program, and the state in the Turkish Süper Lig

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