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Gençlerbirliği face off with the visiting Fenerbahçe at Eryaman Stadyumu in this Super Lig clash on Saturday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Gençlerbirliği v Fenerbahçe can all be found here - plus the latest match odds.
Gençlerbirliği will be hoping for a better result after the 2-1 Super Lig defeat last time out to İstanbul Başakşehir.
The only player to score from Gençlerbirliği was Sefa Yılmaz (1'). Fredrik Gulbrandsen (80') and Mehmet Topal (94') scored for İstanbul Başakşehir.
In their past 6 games, Mert Nobre's Gençlerbirliği have netted a total of 5 times, an average number of goals scored per match of 0.83.
Taking a look at their past results, Gençlerbirliği:
- have not registered a win against Fenerbahçe in their last 8 league games.
- have not won at home in their last 6 league games. That's never good.
Following on from being beaten in their last game against Konyaspor in Super Lig competition, Fenerbahçe and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Marko Jevtović (68') and Artem Kravets (78') scored for Konyaspor.
The stats don’t lie, and Fenerbahçe have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 matches, with opponents netting 7 goals overall. Defensively, Sarı Kanaryalar have not been doing too well.
Looking at the pre-match facts, Fenerbahçe:
- remain undefeated by Gençlerbirliği when they have played them away from home in the previous 4 league games. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
- are unbeaten in their last 4 away league matches.
Head to head
Looking over their past head to head results going back to 19/12/2016 reveals that these encounters have been disappointments for Gençlerbirliği. They’ve not been able to come away with any victories whatsoever whereas Fenerbahçe have simply been better than them, finishing as winners in 67% of those matches.
A lot of goals were also scored during this period, 22 in all at an average of 3.67 goals per match.
The previous league match featuring the two was Super Lig match day 31 on 07/07/2020 and the score finished Gençlerbirliği 1-1 Fenerbahçe.
The match was refereed by Alper Ulusoy.
Team News: Gençlerbirliği
Gençlerbirliği manager Mert Nobre has zero fitness concerns whatsoever before this game thanks to a fully injury-free squad available to select from.
Team News: Fenerbahçe
Due to a fully injury-free squad available to select from, Fenerbahçe manager Erol Bulut has no fitness concerns to report coming into this clash.
Our thinking is that Gençlerbirliği have enough to find the back of the net against this Fenerbahçe team, but a single goal isn’t likely to be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re going for a tight encounter finishing with a 1-2 winning score for Fenerbahçe when all is said and done. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Eryaman Stadyumu (22,000)
Captain: Zargo Touré
Chairman: Murat Cavcav
Manager: Mert Nobre
Competitions: Super Lig position 19
🔑 Key Player: Daniel Candeias
Normally playing in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Daniel Candeias was born in Fornos de Algodres, Portugal. After having played his first senior match for Porto in the 2008 - 2009 season, the skilful Midfielder has got 2 league goals in the Süper Lig 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 7 appearances.