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Fatih Karagümrük vs İstanbul Başakşehir Live Stream, Predictions
İstanbul Başakşehir will be at Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu on Sunday for the Super Lig clash with home team Fatih Karagümrük.
View all of the Fatih Karagümrük v İstanbul Başakşehir predictions, poll and stats below (including the best match odds).
📏 Form Guide
Fatih Karagümrük go into this fixture coming off the back of a 2-2 Super Lig drawn game vs Giresunspor.
In that game, Fatih Karagümrük had 66% possession and 12 shots at goal with 5 of them on target. For Fatih Karagümrük, the goalscorers were Levent Mercan (44') and Fabio Borini (58'). On the other side, Giresunspor had 5 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target. Riad Bajić (20') and Borja Sainz (40') scored for Giresunspor.
It has been seldom in recent games where Fatih Karagümrük haven’t conceded. The facts show that Fatih Karagümrük have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 clashes, letting in 10 goals along the way. Such a trend won’t necessarily be sustained here, of course.
Going into this encounter, Fatih Karagümrük are unbeaten in their previous 5 home league matches.
Following on from being defeated in their last game at the hands of KAA Gent in Conference League competition, İstanbul Başakşehir will be aiming to make amends here.
The only scorer from İstanbul Başakşehir was Adnan Januzaj (88'). Gift Orban (31', 32', 34') and Hugo Cuypers (37') scored for KAA Gent.
For 5 of the previous six clashes featuring İstanbul Başakşehir, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and their opponents. The overall average number of goals per game within that spell is a paltry 2.17, with the average goals for Belediye being 0.67.
↔️ Head to head
The previous league match between these sides was Super Lig match day 7 on 18/09/2022 and the score finished İstanbul Başakşehir 0-0 Fatih Karagümrük.
In that game, İstanbul Başakşehir managed 68% possession and 8 shots on goal with 1 on target.
For their opponents, Fatih Karagümrük got 7 attempts at goal with 3 of them on target.
The match was refereed by Bahattin Şimşek.
🗞️ Team News: Fatih Karagümrük
Emir Tintis (Unknown Injury), Efecan Mizrakci (Fibula Fracture) and Efe Tatli (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) won’t be able to feature for Fatih Karagümrük gaffer Andrea Pirlo. Emir Yazici is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
It seems likely that Fatih Karagümrük will possibly kick off with a 4-3-3 system for this one with Batuhan Sen, Davide Biraschi, Ibrahim Dresevic, Rayyan Baniya, Levent Mercan, Andrea Bertolacci, Matteo Ricci, Magomed Ozdoev, Ebrima Colley, Mbaye Diagne and Fabio Borini.
📋 Team News: İstanbul Başakşehir
With a fully healthy squad available to choose from, the İstanbul Başakşehir boss Emre Belözoğlu has no fitness worries to report before this game.
We’re of the thinking that Belediye seem most likely to make use of a 4-1-4-1 system with a starting lineup of Volkan Babacan, Sener Özbayrakli, Léo Duarte, Ahmed Touba, Lucas Lima, Lucas Biglia, Serdar Gurler, Danijel Aleksic, Deniz Türüc, João Figueiredo and Patryk Szysz.
We’ve got the feeling that İstanbul Başakşehir and Fatih Karagümrük might both not be able to do quite enough to get on the scoresheet here.
Little in this one, and it’s almost too close to call. That’s why our selection here is for a very even match with a 0-0 score at the end of this game.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
Lucas Pereira, 03:10 15/03/2023
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadyumu (75,145)
Captain: Emiliano Viviano
Chairman: Süleyman Hurma
Manager: Andrea Pirlo
Competitions: Super Lig position 9
🔑 Star Man: Mbaye Diagne
Generally used in the Striker position, Mbaye Diagne was born in Dakar, Senegal. After making a first senior appearance for Lierse SK in the 2013 - 2014 season, the dangerous Forward has managed 14 league goals in the Süper Lig 2022 - 2023 campaign to date coming from a total of 22 appearances.
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