Basaksehir – Kayserispor SOCCER PICKS
İstanbul and Kayserispor meet at Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu, in a match for the 9 th round of the Süper Lig. The history of direct confrontations played in this stadium is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 3. Indeed, the last time these two teams played a match in this stadium, on 04-20-2018, for the Süper Lig, the İstanbul won by (3-1). E. Višća (28 ‘), A. Turan (66’) and E. Elia (90 ‘) scored the goals of the match, for İstanbul, and U. Bulut (54′), for Kayserispor. the Kayserispor presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so that in this game the home factor may be decisive.
After 4 wins, 3 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in the 2nd position, with 15 points won. In the last match, they have tied in an away match against Fenerbahçe by (0-0), after in the previous match they have tied (1-1) at home, against Yeni Malatyaspor. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses in away matches, with 20 goals scored and 16 conceded; against 9 wins, 5 draws and 1 loss at their stadium, with 24 goals scored and 8 conceded. For the championship, İstanbul won 10 points out of 12 possible, after 3 wins and 1 draw in the last 4 matches they played in their stadium.
For this competition, they have not lost any of the last 4 home matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 6 of the last 8 matches for this competition.
Basaksehir reach this day with a positive draw, by 0-0, in the visit to the Fenerbahçe field. It is important to note that the home keepers no longer lose six games in a row. The trainer Abdullah Avci will have to act in 4-2-3-1, privileging the ball possession and the attacks organized by the central runner. The one who deserves to stand out in the team is midfielder Edin Visca, with 3 goals and 3 assists. There are no absences of weight for this game.
The away team is currently in the 13 th position of the league, with 9 points won, after 2 wins, 3 draws and 3 losses. In the penultimate match, they lost in an away match against Beşiktaş, by (2-0). In the last match, they tied in a home match against Rizespor, by (2-2). This is a team that usually makes good use of the home advantage, stronger with the help of its supporters, since in the last 30 matches they register 3 wins, 1 draw and 11 losses in away matches; against 6 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium. For the league, Kayserispor won 4 points out of 12 possible points, after 1 win, 1 draw and 2 losses in the last 4 matches they played as visitors.
For this competition, they have not won any of the last 4 matches. This is a team that usually feels very difficult to score first. In fact, he only opened the scoring once in the last 8 matches for the Süper Lig. In 8 matches in this tournament, they have conceded the first goal 5 times and have only won 1 result. In the last 7 away matches for all competitions there are 2 periods that stand out: they have scored 3 of their 6 goals between minutes (61’-75 ‘); He suffered 3 of his 8 goals between the minutes (46’-60 ‘).
The Kayserispor comes to this game with a draw, 2-2, in the reception at Rize, adding the fourth consecutive game without beating in this Turkish championship. The last victory in this competition was precisely away from home, against Fenerbahçe. The technician Ertugrul Saglam must align his team in the usual 4-2-3-1, with highlight for Bernard Mensah in the middle sector. Tjaronn Chery stands out as the best marker of the visiting team, with 3 goals scored. Turuc, Berber and Aytac are injured, while Rotman will be absent due to injury.