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Trabzonspor will take to the pitch with visiting opponents Antalyaspor at Medical Park Stadyumu in this Super Lig meeting on Saturday.
Scroll down to see all of the predictions, poll and statistics for Trabzonspor v Antalyaspor (plus the best game odds).
Trabzonspor will play in this match coming off the back of a 1-1 Super Lig drawn match versus Göztepe.
In that match, Trabzonspor had 61% possession and 14 shots at goal with 7 on target. The only player to score for Trabzonspor was Caleb Ekuban (88'). At the other end, Göztepe had 14 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Adis Jahović (45') scored for Göztepe.
Under three goals per match were seen in 6 of the last 6 meetings where Trabzonspor have been involved. Regarding the goal split in this period, opposition teams scored a total of 4 while Karadeniz Fırtınası totted up 6.
Their prior results show that Trabzonspor:
- have not been beaten in the league by Antalyaspor in their last 8 matches. Quite a long unbeaten run against them.
- have not won against Antalyaspor in their last 2 league games.
- haven't been defeated in their previous 4 home league matches.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Göztepe in Super Lig competition, Antalyaspor will be hoping to turn things around here.
In that match, Antalyaspor had 41% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 5 on target. For Antalyaspor, the scorers were Fredy (5') and Lukas Podolski (67'). At the other end, Göztepe got 7 attempts on goal with 3 on target. Anderson Esiti (31'), Adis Jahović (66') and Atınç Nukan (84') scored for Göztepe.
The stats don’t lie, and Antalyaspor have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, letting opponents get 12 goals overall. In defence, Akrepler have some weaknesses to address. Let’s find out whether or not that trend will be continued on into this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that Antalyaspor:
- have not beaten Trabzonspor in games played away from home for the previous 3 league matches.
- have not won away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
A review of their past head to head meetings stretching back to 28/04/2018 tells us that Trabzonspor have won 3 of them & Antalyaspor 0, with the number of drawn results being 3.
A combined sum of 20 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 13 for Karadeniz Fırtınası and 7 coming from Akrepler. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.33.
The previous league fixture featuring the two was Super Lig match day 19 on 16/01/2021 when it ended Antalyaspor 1-1 Trabzonspor.
The match was refereed by Alì Palabiyik.
Team News: Trabzonspor
Vitor Hugo (Groin Injury) and Süleyman Cebeci (Knock) are unavailable for Trabzon boss Abdullah Avcı. Berat Özdemir is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Antalyaspor
Antalyaspor boss Ersun Yanal has a number of players out of action. Dogukan Sinik (Unknown Injury) and Jean-Armel Drolé (Unknown Injury) will miss out on this game.
In this game, Antalyaspor are dangerous enough to score a goal against this Trabzonspor side, however it may not quite be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re tipping a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 victory for Trabzonspor when the full-time whistle blows. Definitely a tough call.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Medical Park Stadyumu (40,782)
Captain: Uğurcan Çakır
Chairman: Ahmet Ağaoğlu
Manager: Abdullah Avcı
Competitions: Super Lig position 4
⭐ Star Player: Anastasios Bakasetas
Regularly taking up the Striker position, Anastasios Bakasetas was born in Greece. After having made a senior debut playing for Asteras Tripolis in the 2009 - 2010 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed to score 13 league goals in this Süper Lig 2020 - 2021 season to date in 35 appearances.