2006 Turkish Super Cup

The 2006 Turkish Super Cup (Turkish: TFF Süper Kupa 2006) was a football match between 2005–06 Süper Lig champions Galatasaray, and the 2005–06 Turkish Cup winners Beşiktaş. The match was played in Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, Germany. It was the 34th edition of the Turkish Super Cup, since its establishment as Presidential Cup, and was the first time under the rebranded TFF Süper Kupa name. Also this final marked the re-establishment of the national super cup matches in Turkey, sanctioned by Turkish Football Federation. The last edition was in 1998, and there was an 8-year hiatus.[1]

2006 Turkish Super Cup
Date30 July 2006 (2006-07-30)
VenueCommerzbank-Arena, Frankfurt
Man of the MatchMert Nobre
(Beşiktaş)
RefereeBülent Demirlek (Turkey)
Attendance25,500
1998
2007

BackgroundEdit

 
Beşiktaş footballers celebrating their Turkish Super Cup win and saluting the supporters in Commerzbank-Arena.

Galatasaray won their 16th Süper Lig championship with 26 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses, just ahead of rivals Fenerbahçe. Galatasaray were the winning club in both of the regular season league matches against Beşiktaş. They beat Beşiktaş 3–2 at home, and 2–1 away. Collecting a total of 83 points, they were the Turkish champions and qualified for the Turkish Super Cup final.

Second finalists and eventual winners of the Turkish Super Cup, Beşiktaş finished third in the Süper Lig. But they succeeded to win their 6th Turkish Cup title throughout the season and gain a berth in the Turkish Super Cup final. Through previous season's league position, they entered the tournament in the group stage. With 2 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss, Beşiktaş finished the group stage in 2nd place, just behind Samsunspor. In the quarter-finals, Beşiktaş beat Kayserispor 2–1 on aggregate score. In the semi-finals, they beat Gaziantepspor 5–1 on aggregate. Beşiktaş played the 2006 Turkish Cup Final in İzmir Atatürk Stadium against Fenerbahçe. Beşiktaş were winners of the cup by 3–2 score after extra time.[2]

Match detailsEdit

2006 Turkish Super Cup
Final
Galatasaray0 – 1Beşiktaş
Report (in Turkish) Nobre   59'
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Galatasaray
GK 1   Faryd Mondragón
DF 4   Rigobert Song   55'
DF 28   Tolga Seyhan   85'
DF 55   Sabri Sarıoğlu   77'
DF 67   Ergün Penbe
MF 11   Hasan Şaş   48'
MF 19   Cihan Haspolatli
MF 22   Saša Ilić   72'
MF 24   Mehmet Güven
FW 9   Hakan Şükür
FW 10   Necati Ateş   72'
Substitutes:
GK 17   Fevzi Elmas
DF 2   Stjepan Tomas
MF 18   Ayhan Akman   72'
DF 25   Ferhat Öztorun
MF 26   Aydın Yılmaz   77'
FW 27   Özgürcan Özcan   72'
MF 66   Arda Turan
Manager:
  Eric Gerets


Man of the match:
  Mert Nobre (Beşiktaş)
Beşiktaş
GK 1   Vedran Runje
DF 58   İbrahim Toraman
DF 5   Gökhan Zan
DF 8   Baki Mercimek
DF 19   İbrahim Üzülmez
MF 41   Koray Avcı
MF 15   José Kléberson
MF 53   Fahri Tatan   70'
MF 10   Matias Delgado   89'
FW 11   Mert Nobre
FW 9   Gökhan Güleç   68'   70'
Substitutes:
GK 29   Murat Şahin
DF 22   Ali Tandoğan
FW 13   Bobô   70'
MF 3   Mehmet Sedef
MF 2   Serdar Kurtuluş   70'
DF 4   Mustafa Doğan
MF 55   İbrahim Akın
Manager:
  Jean Tigana

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Süper Kupa Beşiktaş'ın Turkish Football Federation (in Turkish), accessed 6 June 2012 (2012-06-06)
  2. ^ Süper Kupa Finali'nin ardından Turkish Football Federation (in Turkish), accessed 5 May 2012 (2012-05-05)