Cüneyt Çakır shows seven red cards in 12 games
Cüneyt Çakır has shown a total of seven red cards in 12 games this season in the Turkish Super League.
The 38-year-old referee sent Koray Altınay and Kıvanç Karakaş off during Rizespor’s match with Besiktas last night in the league.
The Turkish referee who officiated during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, showed Pedro Franco and İsmail a red card each during Besiktas’ game with Istanbul Basaksehir.
Çakır also sent off Veli Kavlak during Besiktas’s clash with Galatasaray.
Çakır became the first Turkish referee in 40 years to officiate at a World Cup this summer, following in the footsteps of Doğan Babacan who was assigned to officiate the 1974 World Cup.
The 37-year-old is the most experienced Turkish referee at International and European level.
The Turkish referee averages 4.03 yellow cards per game, 0.19 red cards per game and 0.2 penalties per game.
1 – Nicola RIZZOLI (Italy) 131 points
2 – Howard WEBB (England) 78 points
3 – Felix BRYCH (Germany) 61 points
4 – Björn KUIPERS (Netherlands) 45 points
5 – Ravshan IRMATOV (Uzbekistan) 37 points
6 – Pedro PROENCA (Portugal) 34 points
7 – Carlos VELASCO CARBALLO (Spain) 16 points
8 – Cüneyt CAKIR (Türkiye) & Marco Antonio RODRIGUEZ MORENO (Mexico) 13 points
10 – Nestor Fabian PITANA (Argentina) 7 points