Besiktas prepare for crucial Istanbul derby against Galatasaray

Besiktas have continued preparations for this weekends crucial Turkish Super Lig encounter with their Istanbul rivals Galatasaray.

The Black Eagles currently find themselves in pole position in the league with 73 points in 31 games, three points ahead of Fenerbahce.

With just three league games remaining, Senol Gunes’ side know any slip-up could cost them silverware.

Besiktas boss Senol Gunes headed training to day and focused on tactical training with his squad.

The experinced manager called upon his players to focus and not take Galatasaray lightly following their disappointing season.

Besiktas’ only injury concern going into the clash is for their centre-back Rhodolfo who is expected to miss the game.

The Black Eagles will be looking to their star striker Mario Gomez for goals. The Germany international is in great form for Besiktas having scored 26 times this season and surpassing the all time record for goals scored in a league campaign which stood at 21.

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