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Turkish Besiktas and Trabzonspor draw in Istanbul

Besiktas Trabzonspor

Besiktas Trabzonspor

A draw against Trabzonspor keeps Besiktas in second place, 5 points behind leaders Galatasaray

Avrupa\London - Besiktas and Trabzonspor drew 2-2 at Istanbul's Vodafone Park on Sunday evening in Week 7 of the Turkish football league. Besiktas, coming off of an impressive win against RB Leipzig on Tuesday in the Champions League, opened the score thanks to a goal by Brazilian attacking midfielder Anderson Talisca in the 13th minute.Trabzonspor answered eight minutes later, when ex-Besiktas player Olcay Sahan scored on a low driven shot in the 21st minute. Sahan did not celebrate his goal.

In the second half, Besiktas once again got the best of Trabzonspor, with a goal by Jeremain Lens in the 58th minute.

Trabzonspor increased their attacks and were able to equalize in the 80th minute, when striker Hugo Rodallega's header found the back of the goal.

Besiktas remains second after the draw, 5 points behind leaders Galatasaray.

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