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Yeni Malatyaspor will be the visitors at Yeni Sivas 4 Eylül Stadyumu on Thursday for the Super Lig tie with hosts Sivasspor.
Full predictions, stats & game poll for the Sivasspor v Yeni Malatyaspor match are shown here (plus the best game odds).
Sivasspor head into this game following a 1-1 Super Lig drawn game vs Denizlispor.
In that match, Sivasspor had 39% possession and 10 shots on goal with 2 on target. The only player to score for Sivasspor was Olarenwaju Kayode (32'). Denizlispor got 7 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. Mix Diskerud (59') was the scorer for Denizlispor.
In their last 6 games, Riza Çalımbay's Sivasspor have seen rewards for their attempts on goal a total of 11 times resulting in an average number of goals scored per match equal to 1.83.
Leading up to this clash, Sivasspor:
- have not won against Yeni Malatyaspor in their previous 2 league matches.
- are unbeaten in their last 12 home league matches. A very good run at home.
Yeni Malatyaspor will come into the game following on from a 2-1 Super Lig win with the defeat of MKE Ankaragücü in their last match.
In that match, Yeni Malatyaspor managed 47% possession and 10 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. For Yeni Malatyaspor, the goals were scored by Adem Büyük (55') and Benjamin Tetteh (78'). At the other end, MKE Ankaragücü got 9 shots at goal with 4 of them on target. Joseph Paintsil (90') was the scorer for MKE Ankaragücü.
İrfan Buz's Yeni Malatyaspor have seen their goal attempts be successful 5 times throughout their most recent six matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during that period equals 6.
Heading into this fixture, Yeni Malatyaspor have not won away from home in their last 7 league games.
Head to head
If we look at their past head to head duels going back to 28/01/2018, there is nothing to separate the two clubs with Sivasspor winning 2 of those games, Yeni Malatyaspor 2 and 2 being drawn in regulation time.
In all, 20 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 11 of them for Yiğidolar and 9 belonging to Malatyaspor. That is an average goals per game value of 3.33.
The last league match between the two was Super Lig match day 17 on 05/01/2021 when the final score was Yeni Malatyaspor 2-2 Sivasspor.
The referee was Saperbaris Saka.
Team News: Sivasspor
Mustapha Yatabaré (Unknown Injury), Aaron Appindangoyé (Fitness) and Sergiy Rybalka (Cartilage Damage) won’t be playing for Sivasspor boss Riza Çalımbay.
Team News: Yeni Malatyaspor
Thanks to a largely full-strength group, there is just a single fitness issue for the Yeni Malatyaspor boss İrfan Buz to be concerned with. Wallace (Thigh muscle rupture) won’t be in action. Adem Büyük is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
We feel that Yeni Malatyaspor should be able to get a goal against this Sivasspor side, although that might not be as many as they’ll concede.
We’re tipping a 2-1 winning score for Sivasspor at the end of this one. We’ll have to see what happens.
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 8
⭐ Star Player: Max-Alain Gradel
Customarily used in the Left Wing position, Max-Alain Gradel was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. After having made a senior debut playing for Bournemouth in the 2007 - 2008 season, the skilful Forward has hit 9 league goals in the Süper Lig 2020 - 2021 campaign to date coming from a total of 34 appearances.