Alanyaspor – Antalyaspor SOCCER PICKS
Alanyaspor and Antalyaspor face off in Alanya Oba Stadyumu, in a match for the 9 th round of the Süper Lig. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 6 matches won 3, tied 1 and lost 2. The last direct match between these two teams, on 09-09-2018, ended with a draw by (1-1). the Antalyaspor presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this game the home factor may be decisive.
The home team is currently in the 10 th position of the league, with 12 points won, after 4 wins and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Akhisar Belediye, by (2-1). In the last match, they lost in an away match against BB Erzurumspor, by (1-0). This is a team that usually maintains its competitive level in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 2 draws and 7 losses in away matches; against 8 wins, 4 draws and 3 losses at their stadium. In the last 4 home league matches Alanyaspor has a record of 3 wins and 1 losses, so they have won 9 points out of 12 possible. The team has conceded goals to the opponent in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively. In 8 matches in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 4 times and never got the comeback. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have suffered 10 of their 24 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
The Alanya enters this unmotivated day, after a foreign reprieve, by 1-0, in the visit to the land of the Erzurumspor. The Alanya usually uses a tactical disposition in 4-3-3, favoring a style of game faster and of constant transitions. The brain of the local team is Turk Karaca, responsible for defining and leading the offensive attacks of his team. As usual, the home club, when it invests in the offensive process, does so through the left flank, in order to take advantage of the depth offered by the side N’Sakala. Coach Mesut Bakkal will not be able to count on Cissé, Etame, Ceylan and Welinton, for being injured.
The away team is currently in the 6 th position of the league, with 13 points won, after 4 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in an away match against Ankaragücü, by (0-1). In the last match, they lost in a home match against Galatasaray, by (0-1). This is a team that usually gets better results in away matches than at home, since in the last 30 matches they register 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in away matches, with 23 goals scored and 23 conceded; against 5 wins, 3 draws and 7 losses at their stadium, with 19 goals scored and 24 conceded. In the last 4 away league matches Antalyaspor has a record of 2 wins and 2 losses, so they have won 6 points out of 12 possible. Defensive consistency has not been their best feature, as they have conceded goals in 7 of the last 8 matches for this competition. In 8 matches in this tournament, they suffered the first goal 5 times, but got the comeback in 2.
Antalya enters this unmotivated round, after a home defeat, by 0-1, at the Galatasaray reception. Similar to the opponent of this round, Antalya usually uses a tactical layout in 4-3-3, favoring a faster game style and constant transitions. The brain of the outsider team is Turkish Kurtulus, the player responsible for defining and conducting the offensive attacks of his team. The technician of Antalya will not be able to count on Erdinc, Barrada, Charles and Vainqueur, to be injured.