Istanbul’s Besiktas won against city rivals Fenerbahce 4-3 in Sunday’s Turkish Super Lig derby to end their 15-year-jinx in Kadikoy.
Visitors Besiktas last beat Fenerbahce in the Yellow Canaries’ home, the Ulker Stadium on April 17, 2005.
In Sunday’s derby, Besiktas forward Cyle Larin was sent off in the minute of 50 as the Black Eagles had to play with 10-men in the majority of the second half.
Besiktas’ Cameroonian forward Vincent Aboubakar scored two goals against Fenerbahce to be a key player in the victory.
Sunday’s derby was played behind closed doors amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Besiktas increased their points total to 16 in nine matches played to be placed fourth, while Fenerbahce stayed at third place with 20 points, they played 10 matches.
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