Football: Akhisarspor oust Galatasaray, reach cup final


Akhisarspor eliminated Galatasaray on Wednesday evening in Istanbul to advance to the Ziraat Turkish Cup final.

Ukrainian striker Yevhen Seleznyov's two goals helped Akhisar vanquish Galatasaray at Turk Telekom Stadium on a 3-2 aggregate.

Despite suffering a 2-1 defeat at home in the first leg, Akhisarspor managed to beat Galatasaray 2-0.

Galatasaray defender Maicon was shown a second yellow card in the 77th minute to leave his team with ten men on the field.

The second leg of the other semifinal match will oppose Fenerbahce and Besiktas at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium on Thursday evening.