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Turkish players score key goals in Europe’s weekend football matches


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Turkish footballers have been making headlines across Europe’s top football leagues, with key performances influencing title races and relegation battles. This past weekend saw Turkish players contributing crucial goals in pivotal matches in Spain, Italy, France, and England.

Arda Guler secures victory for Real Madrid

In Spain’s LaLiga, Real Madrid moved closer to the championship with a vital 1-0 win over Real Sociedad, thanks to a goal from Turkish international Arda Guler.

Guler, starting in the first eleven for the first time for Madrid, scored in the 29th minute, securing the win for his team. Real Madrid now sits comfortably at the top of the LaLiga standings with 84 points after 33 games.

Hakan Calhanoglu celebrates Inter Milan’s Serie A triumph

Over in Italy, Inter Milan, which recently clinched its 20th Serie A title, defeated Torino 2-0. The victory was spearheaded by Hakan Calhanoglu, another Turkish international, who scored both goals within a span of four minutes. Following this weekend’s results, Inter leads Serie A with 89 points.

Impact of Turkish players in Ligue 1 Championship

In France, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) was crowned Ligue 1 champion for the 12th time after Monaco’s loss to Lyon.

Turkish player Yusuf Yazici played a decisive role in Lille’s 3-2 victory over Metz, contributing a goal that helped his team secure a direct spot in next season’s UEFA Champions League. Lille’s victory marked a crucial moment, as Yazici’s performance continues to draw attention in Europe.

Premier League highlights

The Premier League also featured notable performances from Turkish players. Enes Unal scored in Bournemouth’s 3-0 victory over Brighton, marking his second goal since joining the team. Arsenal, meanwhile, maintained their lead at the top of the Premier League, aided by their consistent performances against London rivals.

Bundesliga Action

In Germany, Bayer Leverkusen, led by Xabi Alonso, continued their unbeaten run across all competitions, extending it to 46 games after a last-minute draw against Stuttgart. This draw keeps Leverkusen at the top of the Bundesliga table with 81 points.

Source: Newsroom

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