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Sivasspor come up against visiting club Hatayspor at Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadyumu in the Super Lig tie on Sunday.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Sivasspor v Hatayspor match are shown here (inc. the best betting odds).
Sivasspor won’t want a repeat of their last result here after the 2-1 Super Lig defeat in their last game at the hands of İstanbul Başakşehir.
In that game, Sivasspor had 44% possession and 13 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sivasspor was Pedro Henrique (59'). For their opponents, İstanbul Başakşehir had 7 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Fredrik Gulbrandsen (17') and Mahmut Tekdemir (24') scored for İstanbul Başakşehir.
Sivasspor have been finding it hard to keep clean sheets recently, although they’ve also done enough to convert their own chances into goals. Over their last 6 matches, Sivasspor have seen their goal breached in 5 of them as well as scoring in 5 of those games. It will be interesting to see whether or not that trend will end up being continued on here.
Hatayspor go into this game after a 3-1 Super Lig win in the defeat of Antalyaspor in their previous game.
In that match, Hatayspor had 55% possession and 11 shots at goal with 6 on target. For Hatayspor, the goalscorers were Ayoub El Kaabi (45'), Rúben Ribeiro (69') and Mame Biram Diouf (84'). On the other side, Antalyaspor had 12 shots at goal with 3 on target. Paul Mukairu (45') scored for Antalyaspor.
A series of outstanding showings from the Hatayspor defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their last 6 clashes in total. During the same time, their own attack force has managed to score 9.
Coming into this meeting, Hatayspor are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
The last league encounter featuring these clubs was Super Lig match day 28 on 03/03/2021 which ended up with the score at Sivasspor 1-1 Hatayspor.
That day, Sivasspor had 46% possession and 12 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Mustapha Yatabaré (54').
At the other end, Hatayspor got 5 shots on goal with 1 on target. Mame Biram Diouf (59') was the scorer.
The referee was Mustafa Öğretmenoğlu.
Team News: Sivasspor
The Sivasspor boss Riza Çalımbay will be happy not to have any fitness worries at all ahead of this game thanks to a completely healthy group available to select from.
Team News: Hatayspor
With a fully healthy group ready to go, the Hatayspor boss Ömer Erdoğan has zero fitness worries to report ahead of this match.
When taking all factors into account, Hatayspor would be disappointed if they were not to score against this Sivasspor outfit, however it might not be enough to avoid a loss.
Our selection here is for a narrow 2-1 winning margin for Sivasspor at the end of this one. We are expecting it to be pretty even.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadyumu (27,532)
Captain: Ziya Erdal
Chairman: Mecnun Otyakmaz
Manager: Riza Çalımbay
Competitions: Super Lig position 15, Conference League Qualifiers (2nd Qualifying), Conference League Qualifiers (3rd Qualifying Round), Conference League Qualifiers (Play Off Round)
⭐ Key Player: Olarenwaju Kayode
Typically used in the Striker position, Olarenwaju Kayode was born in Ibadan, Nigeria. Having made his senior debut playing for FC Luzern in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has netted 2 league goals in this Süper Lig 2021 - 2022 season so far from a total of 11 appearances.