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Turkey: Fenerbahçe swept Galatasaray to maintain leadership. Afyon – Sorgun 3-2

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The biggest sports derby in Turkey between Fenerbahçe and Galatasaray went in the favor of the former.
Fenerbahçe HDI Sigorta hosted Galatasaray HDI Sigorta at the closing of Round 25 of the 2020/21 Turkish AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi regular season and won the match in straight sets. Partially, it was 25:18, 28:26, and 25:17.
Thus Fenerbahçe maintained the top position in the standings with this victory, now with 3 points more in relation to the trio, whose part is Galatasaray, beneath them (56-53). At the same time, Fenerbahçe ended Galatasaray’s 11-game winning streak in the competition. Metin Toy top-scored the winners with 19 points, while Puerto Rican Maurice Torres notched 12 points on the other side of the net.
On the other match that closed Round 25, Afyon defeats Sorgun at tie break.

| 2020/21 Turkish AXA Sigorta Efeler Ligi regular season | Round 25

| January 30
Ziraat Bankkart Ankara – Arhavi 3-0 (25:5, 25:14, 25:10)
Solhan Spor Bingol – Bursa BBSK 3-1 (25:18, 25:15, 22:25, 25:21)
Arkas Spor Izmir – Istanbul BBSK 3-0 (25:18, 25:20, 25:22)
Haliliye Bld. – Tokat Belediye Plevne 3-0 (25:19, 25:21, 25:19)
Halkbank Ankara – Spor Toto Ankara 3-0 (25:19, 25:22, 25:23)
Inegol Bld. Bursa – TFL Altekma Izmir 3-2 (22:25, 25:23, 25:19, 19:25, 15:13)

| January 31
• Afyon Bld. Yuntas – Sorgun Bld. 3-2 (25:21, 19:25, 17:25, 25:15, 15:13)
Top Scorers: Alfonso Gavilan 17, Bruno Lima 13, Enaboifo 9, Sertel 7, Kar 6, Poglajen 6; Cepeda 23, Palavar 14, Cirovic 13, Zakharov 4.

• Galatasaray HDI Sigorta – Fenerbahce HDI Sigorta 0-3 (25:18, 28:26, 25:17)
Top Scorers: Torres 12, Subasi 11, Berezhko 9, Savas 6; Toy 19, Hoag 12, Hidalgo 10, Vigrass 9, Batur 4.

| Standings (updated on January 31)
Fenerbahce HDI Sigorta 56
Ziraat Bankkart Ankara 53
Galatasaray HDI Sigorta 53
Arkas Spor Izmir 53
Halkbank Ankara 52
Spor Toto Ankara 45
Inegol Bld. Bursa 39
TFL Altekma Izmir 34
Tokat Belediye Plevne 32
Sorgun Bld. 30
Solhan Spor Bingol 27
Afyon Bld. Yuntas 23
Haliliye Bld. 21
Istanbul BBSK 19
Bursa BBSK 17
Arhavi 1

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