Galatasaray, the Lions, defeat 2018 Turkish Cup winners 3-1 in 4 Eylul Stadium in central Anatolian Sivas province.
Barcelona extended its unbeaten streak at home in Europe's elite club competition to 32 straight matches, a run that started in 2013.
"I think it's the highest honour you can get as a player to get voted Player of the year by the players you play against every week. It's special. I'm very proud and honoured to win," Van Dijk said.
The football association handed the team a stadium ban and $22,000 fine over its fans' racist slurs against England players Raheem Sterling, Callum Hudson-Odoi and Danny Rose in a European Championship qualifier last month.
Sacred structures have become the repeated scenes of trauma from Iraq, New Zealand, France to Sri Lanka.
Footage that went viral online showed Chelsea fans in a pub singing a song about Salah being a 'bomber'. The incident is the latest incident of prejudice in European football.
Manchester United underwhelmed with no registered shots on target in a 0-1 loss to Barcelona in their UEFA Champions League quarter-final first leg clash. Barca's point was an own goal from Man U's Luke Shaw.
Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored twice in two minutes as Barcelona broke the resistance of 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday to go 11 points clear of their La Liga title rivals.
Juventus star fined the same sum imposed on Atletico coach Diego Simeone for same gesture during the round of 16 first-leg game in Spain.
The FIFA council will make a final decision on whether the technology will be used at this year’s women’s event, which runs from June 7-July 7, when it meets in Miami later this month.
Lionel Messi scores his 50th hat trick for club and country, in a 4-2 victory at Sevilla, helping Barcelona to take a big step toward retaining the Spanish league title.
FIFA said that English Premier Football League club Chelsea was banned from signing players in the next two transfer seasons for breaching regulations over the transfer of minors.
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