Konyaspor and İstanbul meet at Konya Büyükşehir Belediye Stadyumu, in a match for the 7th round of the Süper Lig. The record of direct confrontations of the last 3 years is favorable to the visiting team, which in the last 8 matches won 4, tied 3 and lost 1. The last direct confrontation between these two teams, on 07-13-2020, ended with the victory for Konyaspor by (4‑3). Attention to the home factor, since Konyaspor tends to achieve different results at home and abroad.
After 1 win, 3 draws and 1 loss, the home team is currently in 16th position, with 6 points won. In their last match, they lost to Gaziantep FK in an away match by (1‑0), after in the previous match having drawn (1‑1) at home, in a match against Yeni Malatyaspor. This is a stronger team with the support of its fans, since in the last 30 games it has recorded 2 wins, 6 draws and 7 losses as a visitor, with 13 goals scored and 23 suffered; against 6 victories, 5 draws and 4 defeats in his stadium, with 20 goals scored and 18 suffered. In their last 10 home matches Konyaspor has recorded 4 wins, 4 draws and 2 losses. In 15 games, he only managed 2 comebacks in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The home team is coming off a 1×0 away loss to Gaziantep. In the previous game, they tied with Malatyaspor at home by 1×1. Occupying sixteenth position, he is having a very uneven campaign, despite having achieved some good results, so he needs to open more distance for the relegation zone. The coach will have four absences for the game: defenders Marin Anicic and Ugur Demirok, as well as midfielders Amir Hadziahmetovic and Volkan Findikli, all injured.
İstanbul Başakşehir :
After 2 wins, 1 draw and 3 losses, the visiting team is currently in 11th position, with 7 points won. In their last match, they beat Antalyaspor at home by (5‑1), after having won away in the previous match, in a match against Trabzonspor, by (0‑2). This is a team little affected by the home factor, that is, it presents similar results at home and away, since in the last 30 games it has registered 7 wins, 2 draws and 6 losses as a visitor, with 26 goals scored and 22 suffered; against 10 victories, 3 draws and 2 defeats in his stadium, with 27 goals scored and 11 suffered. In their last match, for the UEFA Champions League, they lost to PSG at home by (0‑2). In their last 10 away matches İstanbul has registered 3 wins, 1 draw and 6 losses. In 15 games, he only managed 1 comeback in the 9 games in which he suffered the first goal.
The visitors won their last home game, against Antalyaspor, by 5×1. In the previous game, they also beat Trabzonspor, by 0x2, away from home. Coming in 11th place, the reigning champions are reeling from a poor start to the season. The coach will have five absences for the game: goalkeeper Muhammed Sengezer, midfielder Mahmut Tekdemir, left-back Nacer Chadli, right-back Ugur Ucar and defender Junior Caisara, all injured.