Belhanda fires Galatasaray to victory

The Morocco international, making his topflight bow for the Yellow-Reds, got a crucial goal as they coasted to a comprehensive win

Younes Belhanda scored a goal on his Galatasaray debut as they defeated Kayserispor 4-1 in the opening fixture of the Turkish Super Lig.

Igor Tudor’s men opened the scoring via Tolga Cigerci in the 16th minute before Levent Guelen restored parity for the visitors.

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Ten minutes before the break, the Turk Telecom Stadium outfit new no. 10 restore the lead for his side. And his goal was immediately followed up by a Bafetimbi Gomis strike as they went into the break with a 3-1 lead.

With five minutes before the conclusion of the encounter, the Anatolian Stars were reduced to ten men after Tiago Lopes picked up a second booking.

Gomis then bagged a brace and his side’s fourth to condemn Marius Șumudică’s men to a 4-1 defeat.