Football: Matchday 23 in Turkish Spor Toto Super League begins Friday

ANKARA - Matchday 23 in Turkish Spor Toto Super League starts on Friday. The opening match of the week will be played between Besiktas and Medical Park Antalyaspor and the match kicks off at 20:00.

Besiktas has many injured players who may not be able to play against MP Antalyaspor such as Turkish winger Gokhan Tore, Cameroonian defender Dany Nounkeu, Czech centre-back Tomas Sivok and French defender Julien Escude.

League leaders Fenerbahce will host Genclerbirligi on Saturday in Istanbul. The match at Fenerbahce`s home ground, Sukru Saracoglu Stadium will kick off at 19:00. In Fenerbahce, the injured Portuguese centre-back Bruno Alves and suspended Brazilian central midfielder Cristian Baroni will miss the match and there is a possibility that Cameroonian central forward Pierre Webo will not play for this match also.

Runners-up Galatasaray will play away to Caykur Rizespor on Sunday with the kick off at 19:00. Nicknamed the "Yellow-Reds", Galatasaray will be on the pitch as a full team except for their Turkish winger Aydin Yilmaz who is unable to play this season due to his major injury.

Fixture of the matchday 23 in Turkish Spor Toto Super League is as follows:

February 28

Besiktas vs MP Antalyaspor at 20:00

Akhisar Belediyespor vs Bursaspor at 20:00

March 1

Kardemir Karabukspor vs Gaziantepspor at 16:00

Fenerbahce vs Genclerbirligi at 19:00

Eskisehirspor vs Kasimpasa at 19:00

March 2

Sivasspor vs Elazigspor at 13:30

Kayserispor vs Kayseri Erciyesspor at 13:30

Torku Konyaspor vs Trabzonspor at 16:00

Caykur Rizespor vs Galatasaray at 19:00

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