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Gençlerbirliği will be at Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu on Saturday for the Super Lig tie with hosts Fatih Karagümrük.
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Fatih Karagümrük will be hoping for a better result following a 5-1 Super Lig defeat last time out to Konyaspor.
In that match, Fatih Karagümrük had 66% possession and 10 attempts at goal with 3 on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Fatih Karagümrük was Jeremain Lens (30'). For their opponents, Konyaspor had 20 attempts at goal with 9 of them on target. Ahmet Yilmaz Çalık (33'), Sokol Cikalleshi (61', 85'), Zymer Bytyqi (64') and Levan Shengelia (93') scored for Konyaspor.
It has not been often in recent games where Fatih Karagümrük haven’t conceded. The reality is that Karagümrük have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, giving up 11 goals on the way. We will find out whether or not that trend will be sustained into this next match.
Their prior results show that Fatih Karagümrük:
- are unbeaten in their previous 4 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 2 league games.
Following on from a loss in their previous game against Galatasaray in Super Lig action, Gençlerbirliği and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
In that match, Gençlerbirliği had 36% possession and 5 attempts on goal with 1 on target. Galatasaray got 22 shots at goal with 10 of them on target. Halil Dervişoğlu (44') and Emre Akbaba (53') scored for Galatasaray.
Gençlerbirliği have attacked well leading up to this encounter, scoring 8 times in their last 6 matches. This doesn’t mask the fact that Ankara Rüzgârı have been somewhat leaky at the back, having also been scored against in 6 of those same clashes.
Ahead of this clash, Gençlerbirliği are without an away win for the past 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
The last league contest featuring these clubs was Super Lig match day 19 on 15/01/2021 when the final score was Gençlerbirliği 1-3 Fatih Karagümrük.
The referee was Ali Şansalan.
Team News: Fatih Karagümrük
Jimmy Durmaz (Unknown Injury), Aykut Özer (Unknown Injury), Vegar Eggen Hedenstad (Unknown Injury) and Alparslan Erdem (Cruciate Ligament Surgery) won’t be able to feature for Karagümrük gaffer Francesco Farioli. The players who will not be able to play in this game through being suspended are Fatih Kurucuk, Furkan Kara and Cristobal Jorquera.
Team News: Gençlerbirliği
With a completely healthy squad available to select from, Gençlerbirliği boss Özcan Bizati has no fitness worries whatsoever before this game.
In our view, Gençlerbirliği will manage to find the net against this Fatih Karagümrük side, although that might not quite be enough to avoid defeat.
Our tip is for a 2-1 winning score for Fatih Karagümrük at the end of this one. Let’s wait and see how it plays out.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu (75,145)
Captain: Lucas Biglia
Chairman: Süleyman Hurma
Manager: Francesco Farioli
Competitions: Super Lig position 10
⭐ Star Player: Alassane Ndao
Customarily taking up the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Alassane Ndao was born in Dakar, Senegal. Having made his senior debut playing for Fatih Karagümrük in the 2020 - 2021 season, the dangerous Midfielder has hit 9 league goals in the Süper Lig 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 36 appearances.