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Sivasspor are going up against away team Çaykur Rizespor at Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadyumu in this Super Lig game on Sunday.
Scroll down for all of our predictions, poll and stats for the Sivasspor v Çaykur Rizespor game - plus the latest betting odds.
Sivasspor will play in this game following on from a 0-0 Super Lig drawn game vs MKE Ankaragücü.
In that game, Sivasspor managed 43% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. On the other side, Ankaragucu had 10 shots at goal with 2 on target.
Bülent Uygun's Sivasspor have managed to score 5 times in their last six outings. The corresponding number of goals that have been scored against them in those same games stands at 7.
Pre-game facts show that Sivasspor:
- have not been beaten in the league by Çaykur Rizespor in their previous 4 matches.
- are undefeated in their last 6 home league matches.
Last time out, Çaykur Rizespor drew 0-0 in the Super Lig match with Konyaspor.
In that game, Çaykur Rizespor had 49% possession and 18 shots on goal with 5 on target. At the other end, Konyaspor got 18 attempts at goal with 5 on target.
It is worth noting that Çaykur Rizespor have had real problems scoring goals in their past 6 games, contributing the unsatisfactory return of just 3. In those fixtures, Atmacalar have also seen the overall goal tally against them equal 10. We shall soon see if that trend will end up being sustained in this game.
Their previous form shows that Çaykur Rizespor:
- are undefeated by Sivasspor when they've played them away from home in the last 4 league matches. An impressive run.
- are without an away win for the past 8 league matches. A poor run.
Head to head
Looking at the statistics for their head to head duels stretching back to 27/01/2020, there has been little between the sides with Sivasspor winning 1 of those games, Çaykur Rizespor 1 and 4 being drawn in normal time.
11 goals were scored between the two sides during those clashes, with 5 from Yiğidolar and 6 for Atmacalar. That’s an average goals per game figure of 1.83.
The last league clash between the two was Super Lig match day 6 on 23/09/2023 and the score finished Çaykur Rizespor 1-1 Sivasspor.
In that match, Çaykur Rizespor had 57% possession and 14 attempts at goal with 4 on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Dal Varešanović (35').
Sivasspor had 14 shots at goal with 4 on target. Samu Sáiz (7') was the scorer.
The referee was Burak Pakkan.
Team News: Sivasspor
The Sivasspor boss Bülent Uygun has zero fitness worries whatsoever before this game owing to a fully injury-free squad to pick from. Ahmed Musa cannot play in this game through suspension.
We are thinking that Yiğidolar will possibly use the 5-3-2 formation for the game, beginning the first half with Ali Sasal Vural, Achilleas Poungouras, Aaron Appindangoye, Caner Osmanpasa, Murat Paluli, Ugur Ciftci, Bartug Elmaz, Ibrahim Akdag, Charilaos Charisis, Clinton N'Jie and Rey Manaj.
Team News: Çaykur Rizespor
Due to a fully injury-free group available to select from, the Çaykur Rizespor boss İlhan Palut has zero fitness worries whatsoever coming into this game.
We’re of the thinking that Atmacalar will likely utilise a 4-2-3-1 lineup, starting the game with Gokhan Akkan, Taha Sahin, Attila Mocsi, Emir Han Topcu, C. Hoejer Nielsen, Jonjo Shelvey, Ibrahim Olawoyin, Babajide David, Dal Varesanovic, Altin Zeqiri and Adolfo Gaich.
We’re of the opinion that Çaykur Rizespor and Sivasspor may both find scoring difficult here.
It will be interesting to see how this one goes, and it’s not easy to pick a clear winner. We therefore think that it’s going to be a very competitive game with a 0-0 score by the conclusion of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadyumu (27,532)
Captain: Ziya Erdal
Chairman: Mecnun Otyakmaz
Manager: Bülent Uygun
Competitions: Super Lig position 10
⭐ Star Man: Fodé Koita
Generally deployed in the Striker position, Fodé Koita was born in Paris, France. After having played his first senior match for Montpellier in the 2008 - 2009 season, the dangerous Forward has netted 3 league goals in the Süper Lig 2023 - 2024 campaign so far in 14 appearances.