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Sivasspor arrive at Antalya Stadyumu on Wednesday for the Super Lig clash with hosts Antalyaspor.
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Antalyaspor will be hoping to return to winning ways here following a 1-0 Super Lig defeat in their last game at the hands of MKE Ankaragücü.
In that game, Antalyaspor managed 60% possession and 13 shots at goal with 2 of them on target. For their opponents, MKE Ankaragücü got 9 attempts at goal with 3 on target. Torgeir Børven (82') was the scorer for MKE Ankaragücü.
It has been all too rare in recent times where Antalyaspor have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Akrepler have been scored against in 5 of their previous 6 games, leaking 8 goals along the way. Still, we will just have to wait and see if that trend shall be sustained here in this game.
Their past results show that Antalyaspor:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Sivasspor in their last 2 matches.
- have not been beaten in their last 7 league matches at home.
Last time out, Sivasspor drew 0-0 in the Super Lig tie with Trabzonspor.
In that game, Sivasspor managed 44% possession and 11 attempts on goal with 1 of them on target. At the other end, Trabzonspor had 12 shots on goal with 3 on target.
During their six latest matches, Riza Çalımbay's Sivasspor have found the back of the net a total of 9 times, giving them the goals scored per game average of 1.5.
Their past results show that Sivasspor:
- have not won against Antalyaspor when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 away league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head-to-head clashes stretching back to 04/03/2018 shows us that Antalyaspor have won 3 of these and Sivasspor 2, with the number of drawn games standing at 1.
A sum of 15 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 7 for Akrepler and 8 coming from Yiğidolar. That’s an average goals per game of 2.5.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was Super Lig match day 12 on 14/12/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Sivasspor 0-0 Antalyaspor.
The referee was Halis Özkahya.
Team News: Antalyaspor
Dever Orgill (Unknown Injury), Ersan Gülüm (Unknown Injury) and Gökdeniz Bayrakdar (Collarbone fracture) won’t be playing for Antalyaspor manager Ersun Yanal. Nuri Sahin cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Sivasspor
Sivasspor manager Riza Çalımbay has multiple availability issues to deal with. Aaron Appindangoyé (Fitness), Ali Sasal Vural (Finger Injury) and Sergiy Rybalka (Cartilage Damage) are not able to play.
Our assessment is that Sivasspor and Antalyaspor may both struggle to make a breakthrough here.
We’ll see, but this could easily end up all-square. We’re therefore expecting a very even match with a 0-0 score at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Antalya Stadyumu (32,537)
Captain: Hakan Özmert
Chairman: Mustafa Yılmaz
Manager: Ersun Yanal
Competitions: Super Lig position 11
⭐ Key Player: Gökdeniz Bayrakdar
Usually taking to the field in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Gökdeniz Bayrakdar was born in Kocaeli, Turkey. After making a first senior appearance for Antalyaspor in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Midfielder has scored 6 league goals in the Süper Lig 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 28 appearances.