Khalid Boutaib stars in Yeni Malatyaspor’s win over Galatasaray

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The Morocco international bagged an assist to help Erol Bulut’s men return to winning ways at Yeni Malatyspor stadium

Khalid Boutaib was impressive in Yeni Malatyaspor’s 2-0 victory over Galatasaray in Sunday’s Turkish Super Lig game.

After a three-game winless run, including a defeat at Ankaragucu, the 31-year-old attacker played a pivotal role to help Erol Bulut’s men bounced back to winning ways.

In the 35th minute of the encounter, the Moroccan provided the assist for Mitchell Donald to open the scoring.

Adem Buyuk then doubled the lead in the 66th minute, converting from the penalty spot as the Yeni Malatyspor stadium outfit clinched their fourth league win of the season.

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Boutaib featured for the entire duration as well as Senegal international Badou Ndiaye who ended with the losing side while Nigeria international Henry Onyekuru was not listed for the tie.

With the victory, Yeni Malatyaspor are seventh in the league standings with 15 points from 10 games.

The former Strasbourg player who has only scored once in 10 league appearances will hope to end his goal drought when his side host Kırklarelispor on Wednesday