Galatasaray welcome Antalyaspor in a match of the 21st round of the Turkish Super Lig.
Galatasaray: After 13 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses, the hosts are in the 2nd position, having won 41 points so far. In the previous round, they have lost (2-1) in an away match against Sivasspor. However, Galatasaray beat (4-1) Osmanslispor in the Cup match last Thursday. Also, they have won 11 of their last 12 home matches in which they scored at least 2 goals. Furthermore, there have been 2 or more goals scored in 6 of Galatasaray’s last 7 games in the Super Lig.
Antalyaspor: The away team is currently taking the 15th position of the league, with 21 points won, after 5 wins, 6 draws and 9 losses. They come into this game after they beat (3-1) Yeni Malatyaspor in a home match. Antalyaspor has failed to win their last 9 away matches in this competition as they usually make good use of the home advantage. Defensive consistency hasn’t been their best feature as they are weak at defending against attacks down the wings.
Conclusion: In this match, the home advantage may play an important role, as both teams present significant differences between home and away performances. Furthermore, both of them scored at least one goal in their last 6 matches. Although the hosts are heavy favourites here they are still weak at stopping opponents from creating chances. Therefore, we predict a home win with many goals scored.
|10.09.17||SL||Antalyaspor||Galatasaray||1 : 1|
|06.03.17||SL||Antalyaspor||Galatasaray||2 : 3|
|02.10.16||SL||Galatasaray||Antalyaspor||3 : 1|
|16.04.16||SL||Antalyaspor||Galatasaray||4 : 2|
|21.11.15||SL||Galatasaray||Antalyaspor||3 : 3|