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Denizlispor will take to the pitch with guests Çaykur Rizespor at Denizli Atatürk Stadyumu in the Super Lig fixture on Sunday.
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Denizlispor will be looking for an improved result here following a 6-3 Super Lig losing effort in their last game against Kayserispor.
In that match, Denizlispor had 51% possession and 16 shots on goal with 7 on target. For Denizlispor, the goalscorers were Ángelo Sagal (31') and Muris Mešanović (81'). On the other side, Kayserispor got 18 attempts at goal with 14 of them on target. İlhan Parlak (18', 60'), Daniel Avramovski (26', 45') and Nehuén Paz (51') scored for Kayserispor.
It’s been all too rare in recent times that Denizlispor have kept a clean sheet. In fact, Horozlar have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 6 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 15 goals during that time.
Their previous form shows that Denizlispor:
- have not been beaten in the league by Çaykur Rizespor in their last 4 games.
- haven't won against Çaykur Rizespor in their last 2 league matches.
- are without a win at home for the past 4 matches in the league. Fans are getting restless.
Since a losing effort in their last game against Beşiktaş in Super Lig action, Çaykur Rizespor and their travelling fans will hope for a better result here.
In that match, Çaykur Rizespor had 46% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 on target. For Çaykur Rizespor, goals were scored by İsmail Köybaşı (87') and Damjan Đoković (89'). Beşiktaş had 16 shots on goal with 9 of them on target. Georges-Kévin Nkoudou (16'), Gökhan Töre (57') and Rachid Ghezzal (75') scored for Beşiktaş.
The stats don’t lie, and Çaykur Rizespor have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, conceding 12 goals in total. At the back, Atmacalar certainly have room for improvement. Such a pattern won’t necessarily be continued here, though.
Head to head
Checking on their past head-to-head meetings dating back to 10/05/2008 tells us that Denizlispor have won 2 of these and Çaykur Rizespor 1, with the number of drawn games standing at 3.
A total of 19 goals were scored between them throughout the course of those matches, with 12 of them for Horozlar and 7 netted by Atmacalar. The average number of goals per game works out to 3.17.
The previous league contest between the two was Super Lig match day 18 on 10/01/2021 which ended up with the score at Çaykur Rizespor 1-1 Denizlispor.
The match was refereed by Volkan Bayarslan.
Team News: Denizlispor
Mustafa Yumlu (Unknown Injury), Kubilay Aktas (Unknown Injury), Hadi Sacko (Unknown Injury), Mix Diskerud (Unknown Injury), Cenk Gönen (Unknown Injury), Hüseyin Altintas (Unknown Injury), Ayman Ben Mohamed (Unknown Injury) and Ahmed Yasin (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) are unavailable for Denizlispor manager Ali Tandoğan. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Radoslaw Murawski and Asim Aksungur.
Team News: Çaykur Rizespor
Due to a fully healthy group available to choose from, Çaykur Rizespor boss Bülent Uygun doesn’t have any fitness worries at all ahead of this clash.
We’re inclined to think that Çaykur Rizespor and Denizlispor could both find goals hard to come by here.
There should be little in it, and a draw looks quite a realistic result. We’re therefore tipping a very close game with a 0-0 draw when the full-time whistle blows.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Denizli Atatürk Stadyumu (15,500)
Captain: Hugo Rodallega
Chairman: Ali Çetin
Manager: Ali Tandoğan
Competitions: Super Lig position 21
⭐ Key Player: Recep Niyaz
Mostly used in the Centre Midfield position, Recep Niyaz was born in Turkey. After making a first senior appearance for Fenerbahçe in the 2011 - 2012 season, the goalscoring Midfielder has hit 4 league goals in this Süper Lig 2020 - 2021 season to date in 24 appearances.