Selcuk Inan opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 14th minute while an in-form Sinan Gumus doubled his sides lead 10 minutes later.
Texeira reduced Galatasaray’s lead to one goal mid-way though the second half however, Burak Yilmaz’s late goal secured all three points for Mustafa Denizli’s side.
The Lion’s remain in third place following yesterdays victory and will be hoping for their Istanbul rivals to drop points this weekend.
Galatasaray 3 – 1 Sivasspor
Stadium: Türk Telekom Arena
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır, Bahattin Duran, Tarık Ongun
Galatasaray: Muslera, Sabri Sarıoğlu, Chedjou, Denayer, Hakan Balta, Donk, Selçuk İnan, Sinan Gümüş (.85 Umut Bulut), Sneijder (.89 Bilal Kısa), Olcan Adın (.77 Yasin Öztekin), Burak Yılmaz
Sivasspor: Setkus, Çağatay Çeken (.59 Burhan Eşer), İbrahim Öztürk, Oumari, Ziya Erdal, Kone, Hussain (.89 Adem Koçak), İbrahim Akın, Chahechouhe (.46 Texeira), Beykan Şimşek, Hasan Kabze
Goals: . 14 Selçuk İnan (pen), .24 Sinan Gümüş, .86 Burak Yılmaz (pen) (Galatasaray), .69 Texeira (Medicana Sivasspor)