Galatasaray and Fenerbahce on Sunday ended a Spor Toto Super League Week 9 game in a goalless draw.
Neither team was able to score in the first half of the match played at Istanbul Turk Telekom Stadium.
Galatasaray players looked nervous after three of them were penalized with yellow cards.
On the other hand, Fenerbahce did not benefit from the counter attacks.
In the 73rd minute, Galatasaray’s Moroccan midfielder Younes Belhanda was sent off for trying to trick the referee Cuneyt Cakir into blowing his whistle for a penalty decision.
Neither team managed to score in the remaining minutes as the anticipated derby did not live up to the expectations.
Galatasaray continues to lead the league with 23 points, while Fenerbahce is currently at sixth place with 15 points.
Reporting by Ercan Cakar; Writing by Sorwar Alam,Satuk Bugra Kutlugun;