Yeni Malatyaspor – Antalyaspor SOCCER PICKS
Yeni Malatyaspor and Antalyaspor meet forces, in a match for the 16th round of the Süper Lig. There is only record of 2 recent direct matches between these two teams: on 03-02-2018, which ended with the victory of Antalyaspor by (3-1), and on 26-08-2017, which ended with a draw by (1 -one). In this game the home factor may be decisive, since both teams present considerable differences in the results achieved at home and as a visitor.
The home team is currently in the 5 th position of the league, with 25 points won, after 7 wins, 4 draws and 4 losses. In the penultimate match, they tied in a home match against Akhisar Belediye, by (1-1). In the last match, they won in an away match against BB Erzurumspor, by (1-3). 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 4 wins, 3 draws and 8 losses in away matches, with 12 goals scored and 20 conceded; against 10 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses at their stadium, with 26 goals scored and 12 conceded. For the league, Yeni Malatyaspor won 14 points out of 21 possible points, after 4 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss in the last 7 home matches.
For this competition, he does not lose in his stadium 5 matches ago. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 1-0 (3 out of 7 matches). Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 matches in the competition, they suffered the first goal 5 times and only managed 1 comeback. There is 1 period that stands out in the last 20 home matches for all competitions: they have suffered 6 of their 17 goals between minutes (76′-90 ‘).
Yeni Malatyaspor comes into this game with a 1-3 victory in the field trip of BB Erzurumspor: the team’s goals were scored by Eren Tozlu (2) and Donald. When facing adversaries of similar quality, the whole house usually acts in a traditional 4-2-3-1, privileging a style of play of constant offensive organizations. It should be noted that, in this tactical drawing, the three most advanced players are Guillermo, Michael Pereira and Boutaib. It should also be noted that the best score of the team, Aleksic, with 6 goals, will be absent from this game, due to a suspension. For this day the technician Erol Bulut can not count on Donald, also suspended, besides Issiar Day, Buyuk and Sismanoglu, these with physical problems.
The away team is currently in the 3 rd position, with 26 points won, after 8 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Göztepe, by (1-0). In the last match, they won in an away match against Bursaspor, by (0-2). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 9 wins, 2 draws and 4 losses in away matches; against 4 wins, 6 draws and 5 losses at their stadium. For the league, Antalyaspor won 15 points out of 24 possible points, after 5 wins and 3 losses in the last 8 away matches. Their attack has scored regularly, since they have scored goals in 8 of the last 10 matches for this competition. In 15 matches for this competition, they have conceded the first goal 8 times, but have turned the score around in 3. In the last 20 home matches for all competitions there is 1 period that stands out: they have conceded 10 of their 25 goals between minutes (61 ‘) -75 ‘).
The Antalyaspor for this game with a triumph, by 0-2, in the displacement to the Bursaspor terrain, registering in this way the second consecutive game without losing in the Turkish championship. Outside the home, visitors record 5 wins in 8 games played. In this game against Yeni Malatyaspor, the visiting team must opt for a traditional 4-4-2, in which the two most advanced players are Erdinc and Maicón. By acting on the opponent’s terrain, we believe that the Antalyaspor will adopt a more defensive stance, with the objective of not becoming unbalanced. The technician Bulent Korkmaz will not be able to count on Charles and Doukara, both with physical problems.