Adanaspor A.S. 3-0 1461 Trabzon (First Division)
Youth was no match for experience on a warm summer's afternoon at Adana 5 Ocak as a young 1461 Trabzon team succumbed to a 3-0 defeat at the hands of a much more experienced Adanaspor side.
Striker Serge Mbilla got Adanaspor A.S. off to a flyer by scoring an accurate finish from inside the penalty area on 3 minutes. With 1461 Trabzon staring at defeat, there was controversy as full-back Göksu Alhas then had a penalty shout turned down.
Winger Marc Mbamba doubled Adanaspor A.S.'s lead with a header on 21 minutes. Young winger Cem Özdemir completed the rout with a free kick from the edge of the area on 39 minutes.
Player of the Match: İzzet Yıldırım (Adanaspor)
Adanaspor A.S. 5-4 Bucaspor (First Division)
Both teams served up a game to remember as Adanaspor A.S. came out on top in this 5-4 goal-fest.
One pundit commented that this match should be taped and shown to any doubters of the beautiful game.
Midfielder Talha Mayhoş gave Adanaspor A.S. the lead with a placed shot in the 11th minute. An error from Bucaspor's Efe Halil Özarslan allowed striker Serge Mbilla to score a good header from just inside the six-yard box. Mbilla added his 2nd goal of the game with a close range finish which was timed impeccably on 45 minutes.
Full-back Okan Alkan pulled one back for Bucaspor after 49 minutes with a well timed finish from close range. Winger Marc Mbamba then added to the lead with a close range finish which was timed impeccably on 56 minutes.
An error from Bucaspor's Burak Aydın allowed Talha Mayhoş to score a tidy finish from 10 metres. Striker Mehmet Batdal pulled one back for Bucaspor after 73 minutes with a tap-in.
An error from Adanaspor A.S.'s Yavuz Özkan allowed Mehmet Batdal to score a deftly executed finish. Mehmet Batdal put Bucaspor back in with a shout on 86 minutes with a well timed close range finish but it was too little, too late.
Player of the Match: Mehmet Batdal (Bucaspor)
Karşıyaka SK 3-2 Adanaspor A.S. (First Division)
After appearing to just have the edge in this hard-fought battle, Adanaspor A.S.'s players and fans will be very disappointed to have lost 3-2 to a Karşıyaka SK team they consider to be their equal. A brace from İbrahim Şahin helped Karşıyaka to victory.
Winger Onur Türk got Karşıyaka SK off to a flyer by scoring a well timed finish from close range on 2 minutes. Full-back Sercan Türkeri had a moment he will quickly want to forget about in the 10th minute when he contrived to put the ball into his own net.
Striker İbrahim Şahin put Karşıyaka SK in front in the 20th minute with a fine header from point-blank range. An error from Adanaspor A.S.'s Serge Mbilla allowed İbrahim Şahin to score a good header from just inside the six-yard box. Striker Serge Mbilla pulled one back for Adanaspor A.S. after 57 minutes with an effort which hit the inside of the post before crossing the line.
Then followed controversy as Karşıyaka SK were denied claims by centre-back Ersin Veli for a penalty. With Adanaspor A.S. staring at defeat, there was controversy as Mbilla then had a penalty shout turned down.
Player of the Match: İbrahim Şahin (Karşıyaka)
Boluspor 2-1 Adanaspor A.S. (First Division)
Boluspor's match against Adanaspor will have been a meaningful one for Boluspor's Barbaros Barut as he was able to celebrate victory over his former club.
Winger Wilfried Dalmat gave Boluspor the lead with a well struck effort in the 25th minute. Midfielder Talha Mayhoş then equalised for Adanaspor A.S. in the 59th minute with an accurate finish.
Midfielder Kerem Eryılmaz scored what proved to be the winner on 66 minutes with a nice effort from 15 metres.
Player of the Match: Muhammet Özdin (Boluspor)
Adanaspor A.S. 6-0 Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor (First Division)
In what had been billed as a close encounter, Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor were trounced 6-0 by Adanaspor A.S. at Adana 5 Ocak. The highlight of the game was undoubtedly a superb hat-trick from Adanaspor's Serge Mbilla.
Striker Serge Mbilla got Adanaspor A.S. off to a flyer by scoring a header after just one minute. Then followed controversy as Adanaspor A.S. were denied claims by experienced midfielder Razundara Tjikuzu for a penalty.
Experienced midfielder Sedat Ağçay doubled Adanaspor A.S.'s lead with a close range header on 17 minutes. Mbilla added his 2nd goal of the game with an incisive finish from 9 metres on 22 minutes.
Winger Fevzi Özkan then added to the lead with a lucky strike on 39 minutes. Mbilla added his 3rd goal of the game with a tidy finish from 19 metres on 62 minutes.
An error from Gaziantep Büyükşehir Belediyespor's Abdullah Çetin allowed midfielder Talha Mayhoş to score a well timed close range finish.
Player of the Match: Serge Mbilla (Adanaspor)
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