Hatayspor and Kasımpaşa meet at Antakya Atatürk Stadı, in a match for the 3rd round of the Süper Lig. This will be the first direct confrontation between these two teams, as they have never met before. Particular attention is needed for the home / away condition, as both teams present significantly different results at home and away.
The home team is currently in 6th position, with 4 points won. In their debut they won at home against İstanbul Başakşehir, by (2‑0). On matchday 2, they drew away against Fenerbahçe by (0‑0). This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 4 victories, 7 draws and 4 losses as a visitor, with 15 goals scored and 16 suffered; against 12 victories, 2 draws and 1 defeat in his stadium, with 26 goals scored and 8 suffered. In the last 10 home matches for all competitions, Hatayspor won 7, drew 2 and lost 1. Their attack has scored regularly, as they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 4 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The local team comes from a draw (0-0), away from home, with Fenerbahce. In the previous game, on their debut this new season, they beat Basaksehir at home 2-0. Occupying the fifth position, the current champion of the second division started his campaign very well in the elite, undefeated in the first two days. This week, the team received a new reinforcement: defender Jean-Claude Billong, from Benevento. The coach will have two absences for the game: left-back Rúben Ribeiro and midfielder Isaac Sakey, both suspended.
Currently in the 9th position, the visiting team has won 3 points so far. On matchday one they lost away to Kayserispor by (1‑0). On the following day, the final score was a (2‑0) win in the home match against Rizespor. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has registered 3 wins, 3 draws and 9 losses as a visitor, with 18 goals scored and 32 suffered; against 8 victories, 3 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 30 goals scored and 20 suffered. In the last 10 away matches for all competitions, Kasımpaşa won 2, tied 3 and lost 5. Their attack has scored regularly, scoring goals in 8 of the last 10 matches. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 5 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The visitors still do not have regular results this season. They are coming off a 2-0 win at home against Rizespor. Earlier, on the first match of the season, they lost to Kayserispor, away from home, 1-0. They currently occupy the twelfth position. The coach will have several absences for the match: Bengalí-Fodé Koita, Gerard Gohou and defender Oussama Haddadi were injured. Also, left-back Anil Koo is serving a suspension.