Nigerian international, Olanrewaju Kayode scored his 10th league goal of the campaign as his Gaziantep side were forced to a 1-1 draw by visiting Antalyaspor, which also had Paul Omo Mukairu in action, AOIFootball.com reports.
Having had a superb acrobatic goal ruled out last weekend by the VAR, the former Manchester City player was again given the nod to lead the line as the hosts hoped to move above their guests on the table.
Both sides however failed to find the breakthrough in the first half before Kayode opened the scoring two minutes before the hour mark when he fired home an Oguz Ceylan assist to make it 1-0.
Omo Mukairu was then replaced afterwards for the visitors who scored their equalizer two minutes from time when a VAR awarded penalty was converted by Adis Jahovic to ensure both sides shared the points.
The impressive Kayode finished with a game rating of 7.2, completed 87% of his passes, made one key pass, and also won 3 duels in the process.
Similarly, at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium in Istanbul, Super Eagles forward Henry Onyekuru may just have to eventually kiss the Turkish Lig goodbye after his Galatasaray side failed to pick maximum points away at leaders Basaksehir.
The Eagles forward started for the visitors in what was a win or burst game whilst Azubuike Okechukwu was not listed for the hosts who were hoping to make the most of Trabzonspor’s draw at home to Ankaragücü.
After a cagey first half, the hosts took the lead 6 minutes after the restart when Danijel Aleksic converted to make it 1-0 but the injury-ravaged Galatasaray equalized after the hour mark through Emre Akbaba to set up a tense finale.
Edin Visca then saw red for the hosts but they however held their ground as Galatasaray failed to find a win which now sees them stay 8 points behind Basaksehir with five games left in the league.
Onyekuru, who featured for the entire match duration, posted an impressive outing with a 6.8 rating, ensuring they finished in the top 3 now a priority for the outgoing league champions.