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Galatasaray suffer shocking loss to Ankaragucu

Baku, March 4, AZERTAC

Turkish Super Lig leaders Galatasaray were stunned 2-1 on Wednesday by MKE Ankaragucu, according to Anadolu Agency.

But while the win boosted the morale of Ankaragucu players, the team from Ankara are still on the verge of relegation.

Ankaragucu midfielder Ibrahim Akdag successfully converted the penalty kick and his team went into the break with the 1-0 lead.

The home team doubled the gap in minute 55 as Georgian winger Saba Lobjanidze skipped Brazilian defender Marcao and chipped the ball above Galatasaray goalkeeper Fernando Muslera.

The visitors managed to close the gap in injury time when Turkish left winger Muhammed Kerem Akturkoglu converted on a one-on-one chance in the penalty area.

The loss means that Galatasaray remain at 57 points in 27 matches atop the league.

Ankaragucu increased their points to 23 and are in the nineteenth spot in the standings.

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