Return to this page a few days before the scheduled game when this expired prediction will be updated with our full preview and tips for the next match between these teams.
Yeni Malatyaspor will face off against visiting opponents Sivasspor at Yeni Malatya Stadyumu in this Super Lig game on Tuesday.
Our tips, poll and stats for Yeni Malatyaspor v Sivasspor can all be found here (inc. the best betting odds).
Yeni Malatyaspor won’t want a repeat of their last result here following a 3-4 Super Lig loss in their previous game against Fatih Karagümrük.
In that game, Yeni Malatyaspor had 33% possession and 8 shots on goal with 4 of them on target. For Yeni Malatyaspor, goals were scored by Benjamin Tetteh (18'), Mustafa Eskihellaç (24') and Mounir Chouiar (40'). At the other end, Fatih Karagümrük had 13 attempts on goal with 6 of them on target. Andrea Bertolacci (30', 88') and Aleksandar Pešić (44', 76') scored for Fatih Karagümrük.
Matches featuring Yeni Malatyaspor have proved to be lively encounters recently with high scoring being a common characteristic. Over their past half dozen games, the sum total of 23 goals have been recorded for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 8 of them accredited to Yeni Malatyaspor. That pattern isn’t assured to be carried forward into this match, though.
Pre-game facts show that Yeni Malatyaspor:
- have not beaten Sivasspor in home games against them for the last 3 league games.
- haven't beaten Sivasspor in their last 2 league matches.
In their previous fixture, Sivasspor drew 1-1 in the Super Lig tie with Gaziantep.
In that game, Sivasspor had 40% possession and 8 attempts on goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Sivasspor was Mustapha Yatabaré (21'). Gaziantep had 15 attempts at goal with 5 of them on target. Figueiredo (92') was the scorer for Gaziantep.
The stats don’t lie, and Sivasspor have been scored against in 6 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 13 goals in total. Defensively, Sivasspor can certainly do much better.
Head to head
Checking on their prior head to head clashes dating back to 07/10/2018 shows us that Yeni Malatyaspor have won 1 of these and Sivasspor 3, with the tally of drawn matches standing at 2.
A total of 20 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 8 for Malatyaspor and 12 created by Yiğidolar. That’s an average goals per game figure of 3.33.
The previous league meeting between these sides was Super Lig match day 38 on 29/04/2021 which ended up with the score at Sivasspor 1-0 Yeni Malatyaspor.
That time, Sivasspor managed 65% possession and 21 shots on goal with 5 of them on target. Their only player on the scoresheet was Jorge Félix (88').
At the other end, Yeni Malatyaspor got 7 shots on goal with 2 of them on target.
The referee was Alper Ulusoy.
Team News: Yeni Malatyaspor
Ertac Özbir (Shoulder Injury), Karim Hafez (Thigh muscle rupture) and Nuri Fatih Aydin (Cruciate Ligament Rupture) will be missing for Yeni Malatyaspor manager İrfan Buz. The players ineligible for this match because of suspension are Nuri Fatih Aydin and Jospin Nshimirimana.
Team News: Sivasspor
Sivasspor boss Riza Çalımbay has multiple availability issues to deal with. Fredrik Ulvestad (Fitness), Leke James (Lumbar Vertebra Fracture) and Aaron Appindangoyé (Achilles tendon rupture) are those who can’t be considered.
Sivasspor and Yeni Malatyaspor should both be able to find the back of the net here although it’s difficult to select a clear winner.
A draw looks like a realistic possibility, but we’ll see what happens. We therefore see a score draw at the end of the 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Yeni Malatya Stadyumu (25,745)
Captain: Adem Büyük
Chairman: Adil Gevrek
Manager: İrfan Buz
Competitions: Super Lig position 11
🔑 Star Player: Benjamin Tetteh
Normally playing in the Striker position, Benjamin Tetteh was born in Accra, Ghana. Having made a first senior appearance for Standard Liège in the 2015 - 2016 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 3 league goals in the Süper Lig 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 4 appearances.