Antalyaspor drew level on points with reigning champion Galatasaray at the top of the Super Lig table but Fenerbahce missed the chance to do the same.
Fenerbahce had the opportunity to catch up to its fierce rival but at one point it looked like it would take nothing at all from a 1-1 draw at Kayserispor.
Deivson Bobo set up a desperate last push from Fener with his 84th-minute strike and
Istanbul Buyuksehir's 2-0 win over Sivasspor saw the capital club build a three-point safety cushion above the relegation places.
Kasimpasa was the benefactor of a 2-2 draw at Eskisehirspor as
Ex-Fulham striker Diomansy Kamara nudged the host ahead before
Turkish Super Lig
Sivasspor moved up to fifth in the Super Lig standings after a 2-1 victory over lowly Antalyaspor.