Besiktas drew 1-1 at home to C.Rizespor and lost the change of decreasing the point difference to 5 with Gala which held draw as well in Turkish Super League.
Eagles attacked straight from the kick-off but created only two goal positions; Mert Nobre firing a long-range shot hit the bar and visitor’s goalkeeper Gonzales saved the shot of Captain Uzulmez in the first half.
Rize’s forward Leandro sprinted on to a pass in the 50th minute and slotted the ball under goalkeeper Rustu and set him team lead 1-0. Attacking Besiktas, which went close when young midfielder Mehmet Sedef was denied by Rize defender Suat who prevented the ball across the goal line. Matias Delgado curled a classy shot in the right-hand corner, leaving Gonzalez helpless and equalized the score in the 72nd minute.