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The Super Lig meeting at Çaykur Didi Stadyumu on Sunday will see home side Çaykur Rizespor welcome Hatayspor.
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Çaykur Rizespor will be hoping to return to winning ways here following the 3-2 Super Lig defeat in their last game at the hands of Antalyaspor.
In that match, Çaykur Rizespor had 42% possession and 12 attempts at goal with 6 on target. The scorer for Çaykur Rizespor was Damjan Đoković (61', 93'). On the other side, Antalyaspor got 11 shots on goal with 5 on target. Haji Wright (18', 54', 100') was the scorer for Antalyaspor.
Matches with Çaykur Rizespor have usually been exciting affairs lately with a lot of goalmouth action anticipated. Over their past half dozen clashes alone, a grand total of 23 goals have been scored for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 7 of these coming from Çaykur Rizespor.
Hatayspor go into this clash following a 5-0 Super Lig win over Alanyaspor in their last match.
In that game, Hatayspor had 48% possession and 16 attempts at goal with 8 on target. For Hatayspor, the goalscorers were Adama Traoré (4'), Saba Lobzhanidze (18'), Rúben Ribeiro (42'), Ayoub El Kaabi (60') and Mohamed Kamara (92'). At the other end, Alanyaspor had 8 shots on goal with 1 on target.
Ömer Erdoğan's Hatayspor have found the back of the net a total of 9 times in the course of their latest six matches. The total of goals that have been scored against them during that same period equals 5.
Going into this one, Hatayspor are without a win away from home in their last 8 league games. Very poor, indeed.
Head to head
The previous league encounter between these sides was Super Lig match day 30 on 13/03/2021 when the final score was Çaykur Rizespor 1-0 Hatayspor.
That time, Çaykur Rizespor managed 50% possession and 17 shots on goal with 6 on target. The scorer was Fernando Henrique Boldrin (71').
On the other side, Hatayspor got 17 shots at goal with 3 of them on target.
The referee was Suat Arslanboğa.
Team News: Çaykur Rizespor
The Çaykur Rizespor boss Bülent Uygun will be grateful not to have any fitness concerns at all coming into this game owing to a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Hatayspor
Owing to a completely healthy group ready to go, the Hatayspor boss Ömer Erdoğan has zero fitness worries to speak of coming into this match.
Our assessment here is that Çaykur Rizespor will need to put in a solid display to register a score against this Hatayspor side who we reckon should score one, at least.
With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a good tussle with a 0-1 winning score for Hatayspor at the end of this game.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Çaykur Didi Stadyumu (15,558)
Captain: Gökhan Gönül
Chairman: Tahir Kıran
Manager: Bülent Uygun
Competitions: Super Lig position 18
🔑 Key Player: Damjan Đoković
Mostly deployed in the Centre Midfield position, Damjan Đoković was born in Zagreb, Croatia. After having played his first senior match for Cesena in the 2011 - 2012 season, the accomplished Midfielder has got 2 league goals in the Süper Lig 2021 - 2022 season to date coming from a total of 3 appearances.