Turkish Recap: Haji Wright Scores Again as Antalyaspor Romp to Win

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Haji Wright was on the scoresheet again for Antalyaspor as they came away with all three points over Kasimpasa.

Kasimpasa 2-4 Antalyaspor

Antalyaspor scored three goals in the second half to send themselves on the way to victory over Kasimpasa at the Recep Tayyip Erdogan Stadium to extend their unbeaten run to 15 games.

Haji Wright went the distance as he was the top man for the team, completing 82 percent of his passes and winning six duels alongside a goal and an assist.

Antalyaspor took the lead in the 19th minute when Wright set up his teammate Fredy goal, was beaten by Kasımpaşa in the 37th minute, Umut Bozok’

The first half ended all square, but Antalyaspor started the second half fast. The visitors retook the lead in the 47th minute with Naldo’s goal. Wright then followed to make the score 3-1 in the 53rd minute. Kasimpasa only made things worse for themselves in the 70th minute as Florent Hadergjonaj scored an own goal.

Umut Bozok scored a penalty for Kasimpasa deep into stoppage time, but they were clearly out of the game as Antalyspor put on a dominant display in the second half.

The win moves Antalyaspor up to seventh place in the standings with 58 points.


Tyler Boyd has had very quiet season since going out on loan to Rizespor from Besiktas, but he was on the scoresheet for the relegated club in their 2-1 loss to Sivasspor.

Down in the First League, Gboly Ariyibi came on to play the entire second half as promoted Ankaragucu fell short in a 2-1 loss to Boluspor to drop them to second place in the standings with one game left to determin who will be the league champio between them and Umraniyespor.


Kenya Brown

Born in America, but raised in Europe and Asia, Kenya has loved soccer ever since his parents put a ball at his feet. While covering some of the top U.S. players around Europe, he loves putting the spotlight on players who are based in leagues off the beaten path. He also interviews coaches and other people in the game to gain more insight.

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