2-1 victory over Kasimpasa
Sun, 05/11/23, 13:13
Successful dress rehearsal for Galatasaray
Bayern's next Champions League opponents Galatasaray enjoyed a successful Süper Lig dress rehearsal on Friday evening, beating Kasimpasa 2-1 in Istanbul. Coach Okan Buruk's men toppled local rivals Fenerbahce from the perch of the domestic league. Galatasaray have won ten and drawn one match, topping the table on 31 points after 11 matchdays, one clear of Fenerbahce. Mauro Icardi & Co. aim to take the momentum into Wednesday's match at the Allianz Arena after the 3-1 home defeat to Bayern.
Zaha bags brace, concern for Muslera
Winger Wilfried Zaha netted twice (33', 51'), with Kenneth Omeruo pulling one back (54') for the away side. Galatasaray keeper and captain Fernando Muslera had to be replaced with an elbow injury on the hour mark.
Galatasaray line-up against Kasimpasa: Muslera (Güvenc 60') - Boey, Nelsson, Sanchez, Bardakci - Ayhan (Sergio Oliveira 75'), Torreira - Ziyech (Tete 60'), Aktürkoglu (Dervisoglu 82'), Zaha (Yilmaz 82') - Icardi
FC Bayern enjoyed a more than successful dress rehearsal away to Dortmund: