Istanbul derby descends into chaos as three players are sent off after mass brawl

Istanbul derby descends into chaos as three players are sent off after mass brawl

The Istanbul derby was marred by chaotic scenes on Friday night as Fenerbahce midfielder Jailson was chased off the pitch after scoring a sensational equalizer against bitter rivals Galatasaray.

Three players were sent off in total as the final whistle was met by a mass brawl among both sets of players at the Turk Telekom Arena.

Goal from Ryan Donk and Martin Linnes gave Galatasaray a two-goal lead but Fenerbahce fought back through Mathieu Valbuena and Jailson to earn a 2-2 draw before tempers flared at full-time.

The Istanbul derby between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray was marred by chaotic scenes

The Istanbul derby between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray was marred by chaotic scenes

The Istanbul derby between Fenerbahce and Galatasaray was marred by chaotic scenes

Fenerbahce midfielder Jailson was chased off the pitch after scoring a sensational equalizer

Fenerbahce midfielder Jailson was chased off the pitch after scoring a sensational equalizer

Fenerbahce midfielder Jailson was chased off the pitch after scoring a sensational equalizer

Three players were sent off in total as the final whistle was erupted by a mass brawl

Three players were sent off in total as the final whistle was erupted by a mass brawl

Three players were sent off in total as the final whistle was erupted by a mass brawl

Images show Badou Ndiaye with his hands around the throat of Jailson Siqueira of Fenerbahce

Images show Badou Ndiaye with his hands around the throat of Jailson Siqueira of Fenerbahce

Images show Badou Ndiaye with his hands around the throat of Jailson Siqueira of Fenerbahce

Galatasaray's Badou Ndiaye, on loan from Stoke, Fenerbahce's ex-Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado and Jailson were all given their melee orders.

Jailson appeared to be taunting the home supporters in celebration at his equalizer, a stunning effort from 25 yards. He's been listening to the wrath of Galatasaray's players.

Most of the squad came on the pitch with a beeline for the Brazilian midfielder. The 23-year-old opted to remove himself from the situation and ran for the safety of the changing rooms.

However, he tried to make his escape, and he was struggling with the pitch in a sprinting frenzy.

Images showed Ndiaye, who was relegated to the championship with the Potters last season, with his hands fixed in the throat of Jailson Siqueira of Fenerbahce before he received his marching orders.

Goal from Ryan Donk and Martin Linnes gave Galatasaray a 2-0 lead but Fenerbahce drew level

Goal from Ryan Donk and Martin Linnes gave Galatasaray a 2-0 lead but Fenerbahce drew level

Goal from Ryan Donk and Martin Linnes gave Galatasaray a 2-0 lead but Fenerbahce drew level

Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was heavily involved in the skirmish after the game

Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was heavily involved in the skirmish after the game

Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was heavily involved in the skirmish after the game

Ex-Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado could be seen grassing the neck of Younes Belhanda

Ex-Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado could be seen grassing the neck of Younes Belhanda

Ex-Tottenham striker Roberto Soldado could be seen grassing the neck of Younes Belhanda

The hostility could be found in the stands as supporters clashed with stewards

The hostility could be found in the stands as supporters clashed with stewards

The hostility could be found in the stands as supporters clashed with stewards

The police were called to give the pitch to the hostility around the stadium

The police were called to give the pitch to the hostility around the stadium

The police were called to give the pitch to the hostility around the stadium

A supporter made it onto the pitch but what tackles the ground by police and stewards

A supporter made it onto the pitch but what tackles the ground by police and stewards

A supporter made it onto the pitch but what tackles the ground by police and stewards

Soldado, who is yet to score in eight appearances this season, which is in the thick of the action and could be seen grasping the neck of Younes Belhanda.

Former Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel So what's more involved in the skirmish with the veteran Slovakian so taking a swipe at Belhanda, the Moroccan international.

The hostility could also be found in the stands as supporters clashed with stadium stewards and riot police as they tried to get involved.

A supporter successfully made on the pitch at full time as well as what swiftly tacked to the ground by a mix of police and stewards.

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