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Süper Lig
2019–20
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Season information
Dates 16 August 2019 – 26 July 2020
Winners İstanbul Başakşehir
Continental cup qualifiers
Champions League İstanbul Başakşehir
Beşiktaş
Europa League Sivasspor
Alanyaspor
Galatasaray
Season statistics
Matches played 261
Goals scored 744
Top goalscorer Alexander Sørloth
(24 goals)
Biggest home win Trabzonspor 6–0 Kasımpaşa
(19 January 2020)
Biggest away win Antalyaspor 0–6 Gençlerbirliği
(19 October 2019)
Highest scoring Trabzonspor 6–2 Kayserispor
(28 December 2019)
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The 2019–20 Süper Lig, officially called the Spor Toto Süper Lig Cemil Usta season, was the 62nd season of the Süper Lig, the highest tier football league of Turkey. The season was named after Cemil Usta, a former Turkish national team player and Trabzonspor legend. Galatasaray were the defending champions. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, The Ministry of Youth and Sports announced on 12 March, 2020 that matches would be played behind closed doors until the end of April, before indefinitely suspending matches altogether on 19 March. After a hiatus of nearly three months, the season resumed behind closed doors on 12 June, 2020, with eight rounds still to play.

Teams

A total of 18 teams contest the league, including 15 sides from the 2018–19 season and three promoted from the 2018–19 TFF First League. It includes Denizlispor and Gençlerbirliği, the two top teams from the TFF First League, and Gaziantep F.K., the winners of the 2018–19 TFF First League playoffs. Akhisarspor, Erzurum BB, and Bursaspor were relegated to the 2019–20 TFF First League.

Stadia and locations

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Alanyaspor Antalya (Alanya) Bahçeşehir Okulları Stadium 10,130
Ankaragücü Ankara (Yenimahalle) Eryaman Stadium 20,071
Antalyaspor Antalya (Muratpaşa) Antalya Stadium 32,537
Beşiktaş Istanbul (Beşiktaş) Vodafone Park 41,188
Çaykur Rizespor Rize Yeni Rize Şehir Stadı 15,332
Denizlispor Denizli Denizli Atatürk Stadium 18,745
Fenerbahçe Istanbul (Kadıköy) Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium 47,834
Galatasaray Istanbul (Sarıyer) Türk Telekom Stadium 52,223
Gaziantep F.K. Gaziantep Gaziantep Arena 33,502
Gençlerbirliği Ankara (Yenimahalle) Eryaman Stadium 20,071
Göztepe İzmir Gürsel Aksel Stadium[1] 25,035
İstanbul Başakşehir Istanbul (Başakşehir) Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium 17,300
Kasımpaşa Istanbul (Beyoğlu) Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium 14,234
Kayserispor Kayseri Kadir Has Stadium 32,864
Konyaspor Konya Konya Büyükşehir Stadium 42,000
Sivasspor Sivas 4 Eylül Stadium 27,532
Trabzonspor Trabzon Şenol Güneş Stadium 40,775
Yeni Malatyaspor Malatya Malatya Stadium 27,044

Personnel and sponsorship

Team Head coach Captain Kit manufacturer Sponsor
Alanyaspor Flag of Turkey Erol Bulut Flag of Turkey Efecan Karaca Uhlsport TAV Airports
Ankaragücü Flag of Turkey İbrahim Üzülmez Flag of Turkey Sedat Ağçay Nike Merkez Ankara
Antalyaspor Flag of Turkey Tamer Tuna Flag of Turkey Yekta Kurtuluş Nike Regnum Carya
Beşiktaş Flag of Turkey Sergen Yalçın Flag of Turkey Burak Yılmaz Adidas Vodafone
Çaykur Rizespor Flag of Turkey Ünal Karaman Flag of Turkey Orhan Ovacıklı Nike Çaykur
Denizlispor Flag of Turkey Levent Kartop Flag of Colombia Hugo Rodallega Nike Yukatel
Fenerbahçe Flag of Turkey Tahir Karapınar Flag of Turkey Emre Belözoğlu Adidas Avis
Galatasaray Flag of Turkey Fatih Terim Flag of Turkey Selçuk İnan Nike Terra Pizza
Gaziantep F.K. Flag of Romania Marius Șumudică Flag of Turkey Günay Güvenç Nike Sanko
Gençlerbirliği Flag of Turkey Hamza Hamzaoğlu Flag of Benin Stéphane Sessègnon Nike
Göztepe Flag of Turkey İlhan Palut Flag of Portugal Beto Puma Türkerler
İstanbul Başakşehir Flag of Turkey Okan Buruk Flag of Turkey Mahmut Tekdemir Macron Mall Of Istanbul
Kasımpaşa Flag of Turkey Fuat Çapa Flag of Portugal Ricardo Quaresma Nike Ciner
Kayserispor Flag of Croatia Robert Prosinečki Flag of Romania Silviu Lung Jr. Nike İstikbal
Konyaspor Flag of Turkey Bülent Korkmaz Flag of Turkey Ali Turan Lotto Spor Toto
Sivasspor Flag of Turkey Rıza Çalımbay Flag of Turkey Ziya Erdal Adidas Demir İnşaat
Trabzonspor Flag of Turkey Hüseyin Çimşir Flag of Argentina José Sosa Macron Vestel
Yeni Malatyaspor Flag of Turkey Hikmet Karaman Flag of Turkey Murat Yıldırım Macron Medicana

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Date of vacancy Position in table Replaced by Date of appointment
Kasımpaşa Flag of Turkey İlyas Öztürk / Erkan Çoker End of interim period 26 May 2019 Pre-season Flag of Turkey İbrahim Üzülmez 1 June 2019
Yeni Malatyaspor Flag of Turkey Ali Ravcı 26 May 2019 Flag of Turkey Sergen Yalçın 9 June 2019
Çaykur Rizespor Flag of Turkey Okan Buruk End of contract 29 May 2019 Flag of Turkey İsmail Kartal 6 June 2019
Beşiktaş Flag of Turkey Şenol Güneş 31 May 2019 Flag of Turkey Abdullah Avcı 1 June 2019
Gençlerbirliği Flag of Turkey İbrahim Üzülmez Resignation 30 May 2019 Flag of Turkey Mustafa Kaplan 18 June 2019
İstanbul Başakşehir Flag of Turkey Abdullah Avcı Mutual agreement 30 May 2019 Flag of Turkey Okan Buruk 10 June 2019
Kasımpaşa Flag of Turkey İbrahim Üzülmez 1 June 2019 Flag of Turkey Kemal Özdeş 13 June 2019
Sivasspor Flag of Turkey Hakan Keleş 1 June 2019 Flag of Turkey Rıza Çalımbay 7 June 2019
Alanyaspor Flag of Turkey Sergen Yalçın 4 June 2019 Flag of Turkey Erol Bulut 6 June 2019
Gaziantep F.K. Flag of Turkey Mehmet Altıparmak End of contract 8 June 2019 Flag of Romania Marius Șumudică 13 June 2019
Ankaragücü Flag of Turkey Mustafa Kaplan Resignation 16 June 2019 Flag of Turkey Aykan Atik 5 August 2019
Ankaragücü Flag of Turkey Aykan Atik End of interim period 3 September 2019 6th Flag of Turkey Metin Diyadin 3 September 2019
Kayserispor Flag of Turkey Hikmet Karaman Mutual agreement 7 October 2019 18th Flag of Turkey Samet Aybaba 11 October 2019
Denizlispor Flag of Turkey Yücel İldiz 8 October 2019 13th Flag of Turkey Mehmet Özdilek 11 October 2019
Kayserispor Flag of Turkey Samet Aybaba Resignation 28 October 2019 18th Flag of Turkey Bülent Uygun 31 October 2019
Göztepe Flag of Turkey Tamer Tuna 29 October 2019 15h Flag of Turkey İlhan Palut 4 November 2019
Gençlerbirliği Flag of Turkey Mustafa Kaplan Mutual agreement 29 October 2019 17th Flag of Turkey Hamza Hamzaoğlu 31 October 2019
Ankaragücü Flag of Turkey Metin Diyadin 11 November 2019 17th Flag of Turkey Mustafa Kaplan 12 November 2019
Antalyaspor Flag of Turkey Bülent Korkmaz 12 November 2019 15th Flag of Croatia Stjepan Tomas 15 November 2019
Kasımpaşa Flag of Turkey Kemal Özdeş 1 December 2019 15th Flag of Turkey Tayfur Havutçu 4 December 2019
Kayserispor Flag of Turkey Bülent Uygun 26 December 2019 18th Flag of Croatia Robert Prosinečki 29 December 2019
Trabzonspor Flag of Turkey Ünal Karaman 29 December 2019 3rd Flag of Turkey Hüseyin Çimşir 2 January 2020
Antalyaspor Flag of Croatia Stjepan Tomas 31 December 2019 16th Flag of Turkey Tamer Tuna 4 January 2020
Yeni Malatyaspor Flag of Turkey Sergen Yalçın 15 January 2020 8th Flag of Turkey Kemal Özdeş 23 January 2020
Kasımpaşa Flag of Turkey Tayfur Havutçu Resignation 19 January 2020 15th Flag of Turkey Fuat Çapa 5 February 2020
Ankaragücü Flag of Turkey Mustafa Kaplan Mutual agreement 21 January 2020 17th Flag of Turkey Mustafa R. Akçay 27 January 2020
Beşiktaş Flag of Turkey Abdullah Avcı Sacked 24 January 2020 7th Flag of Turkey Sergen Yalçın 29 January 2020
Konyaspor Flag of Turkey Aykut Kocaman Mutual agreement 9 February 2020 14th Flag of Turkey Bülent Korkmaz 12 February 2020
Denizlispor Flag of Turkey Mehmet Özdilek 16 February 2020 11th Flag of Turkey Bülent Uygun 21 February 2020
Çaykur Rizespor Flag of Turkey İsmail Kartal Resignation 29 February 2020 14th Flag of Turkey Ünal Karaman 3 March 2020
Fenerbahçe Flag of Turkey Ersun Yanal Mutual agreement 1 March 2020 7th Flag of Turkey Tahir Karapınar (interim) 9 June 2020
Yeni Malatyaspor Flag of Turkey Kemal Özdeş 13th Flag of Turkey Hikmet Karaman 3 March 2020
Ankaragücü Flag of Turkey Mustafa R. Akçay 23 June 2020 18th Flag of Turkey İbrahim Üzülmez 24 June 2020
Denizlispor Flag of Turkey Bülent Uygun 4 July 2020 12th Flag of Turkey Levent Kartop (interim) 5 July 2020
Çaykur Rizespor Flag of Turkey Ünal Karaman Resignation 14 July 2020 15th Flag of Croatia Stjepan Tomas 2020–21 season
Trabzonspor Flag of Turkey Hüseyin Çimşir Mutual agreement 20 July 2020 2nd Flag of England Eddie Newton (interim) 20 July 2020

League table

Pos
Team Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0 Qualification to Champions League group stage
2 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
3 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0 Qualification to Champions League second qualifying round
4 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0 Qualification for the Europa League group stage
5 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0 Qualification to Europa League third qualifying round
6 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0 Qualification to Europa League second qualifying round
7 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
8 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
9 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
10 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
11 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
12 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
13 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
14 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
15 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
16 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
17 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0
18 [[{{{tan}}}|{{{t}}}]] 0 0 0

Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd goal difference; 3rd number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round; (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament

Statistics

Top goalscorers

As of matches played 26 July 2020
Rank Player Club(s) Goals
1 Flag of Norway Alexander Sørloth Trabzonspor 24
2 Flag of Senegal Papiss Cissé Alanyaspor 22
3 Flag of North Macedonia Adis Jahović Yeni Malatyaspor/Antalyaspor 17
4 Flag of Kosovo Vedat Muriqi Fenerbahçe 15
5 Flag of Romania Bogdan Stancu Gençlerbirliği 14
6 Flag of Senegal Demba Ba İstanbul Başakşehir 13
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Višća İstanbul Başakşehir
Flag of Mali Mustapha Yatabaré Sivasspor
Flag of Turkey Burak Yılmaz Beşiktaş
10 Flag of Guinea Bengali-Fodé Koita Kasımpaşa 12

Top assists

As of matches played 29 June 2020
Rank Player Club(s) Assists
1 Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Edin Višća İstanbul Başakşehir 12
2 Flag of Turkey Ömer Bayram Galatasaray 10
3 Flag of Turkey Caner Erkin Beşiktaş 9
4 Flag of Ghana Bernard Mensah Kayserispor 8
5 Flag of Norway Alexander Sørloth Trabzonspor 7
Flag of Turkey Burak Yılmaz Beşiktaş
7 Flag of Turkey Soner Aydoğdu Göztepe 6
Flag of Brazil Guilherme Yeni Malatyaspor/Trabzonspor
Flag of Nigeria Olarenwaju Kayode Gaziantepspor
Flag of Germany Max Kruse Fenerbahçe
Flag of Serbia Adem Ljajić Beşiktaş
Flag of Nigeria Anthony Nwakaeme Trabzonspor
Flag of Argentina José Ernesto Sosa Trabzonspor
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina Haris Hajradinović Kasımpaşa

Hat-tricks

Date Player For Against Result
4 October 2019 Flag of North Macedonia Adis Jahović4 Yeni Malatyaspor Denizlispor 5–1 (H)
19 October 2019 Flag of Portugal Daniel Candeias Gençlerbirliği Antalyaspor 6–0 (A)
30 November 2019 Flag of Angola Djalma Antalyaspor Ankaragücü 5–0 (H)
19 January 2020 Flag of Norway Alexander Sørloth Trabzonspor Kasımpaşa 6–0 (H)

4 Player scored four goals

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