By Satuk Bugra Kutlugun
ANKARA (AA) - Galatasaray defeated Alanyaspor 1-0 on Saturday evening in Turkish football league, with goalkeeper Fernando Muslera having the lion's share in the much needed win.
Galatasaray found a penalty goal with Younes Belhanda in the 20th minute, with Moroccan player calmly converting the spot kick.
In the beginning of the match, the Istanbul club scored a goal, Adem Buyuk's header after a free kick found the net, but it was disallowed due to Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decision.
In the second half, Muslera made some great saves, including long-distance shots, one-on-one positions with opponent's forwards.
He made saves in the 64th, 71st, 72nd and 81st minutes, securing Galatasaray's victory.
Galatasaray won after a two-game slump in the league, increased their points total to 23, good enough for 6th spot after match day 14.
Here are Saturday's results in the league:
BtcTurk Yeni Malatyaspor - Demir Grup Sivasspor: 1-3
MKE Ankaragucu - Goztepe: 1-3
Galatasaray - Aytemiz Alanyaspor: 1-0