The 24th matchday of the Turkish SüperLig will open on Friday evening in Antalya Stadyumu: Antalyaspor receives Ankaragücü. Antalya is seventh in the table after 23 match days. The European Cup places are only four points away. With the 2-1 win at Sivasspor last Saturday, the team of coach Bülent Korkmaz could finally finish their series of eight competitive games without a win. Now, the red-whites want to reload at home.
Soccer Betting Prediction Antalyaspor vs Ankaragücü
The MKE Ankaragücü returned to the Süper Lig this season after six years absence. After the 0-4 defeat at Sivasspor on Matchday 14 was dismissed at the Blue-Yellow ascent coach Ismail Kartal. The team had come under Kartal from six games in a row only one point. Successor became an old acquaintance with Mustafa Kaplan. Kaplan had already looked after the club in the 2012/13 season. The new coach started but once with three defeats at a stretch in his second term. Meanwhile, Ankaragücü has stabilized and has taken seven out of nine possible points from their last three games. Looking at the game Antalyaspor Vs. Ankaragücü on the odds of the bookmakers, it is reasonable to assume that this series on 24 Matchday but not going on. Also, the betting base sets in the SüperLig game Antalyaspor vs Ankaragücü their tip on “Victory Antalyaspor”.
In the 2014/15 season Antalyaspor for the sixth time in the highest Turkish league climbed. After a ninth and fifth place at the end of the season for the first two seasons, the Red and Whites were able to bring the relegation in the previous year only on the 32nd matchday. But the club this season has nothing to do with the relegation battle. After the 15th game day Antalyaspor soagr was still on the third place in the table SüperLig stood, tied with the second-placed Kasimpasa. The fans from the big city on the Mediterranean dreamed before the Champions League. But from the next seven league games brought the red-whites only three points. The winning series could then be ended on Matchday 23 at Sivasspor. Sangaré and Doukara scored twice for the visitors at half-time.
Sivasspor was able to shorten in the second round only to 1: 2. Thus, Antalya has now 32 counters in the account. The balance sheet is balanced with nine wins, five draws and nine defeats. In Antalya Stadyumu it is not running this season so far. With 13 points from three wins, four draws and four defeats, Antalyaspor is the worst home team in SüperLig. In foreign countries, the team of coach Korkmaz plays even better. From six wins, one draw and five defeats, Antalya scored 19 points and is now in third place in the league table. At home, the men from the Mediterranean have been waiting for a victory for six competitive matches. However, in the last few weeks in front of their own fans, they have met opponents such as Fenerbahce, Kayserispor, Besiktas and leaders Basaksehir. Best scorer is Souleymane Doukara with eight season hits. Coach Bülent Korkmaz will miss Ankara on Ondrej Celustka and Mevlüt Erdinc.
Expected formation of Antalyaspor:
Ferhat – Sangare, Salih Dursun, Diego Angelo, Chico – Charles, Ozmert – Amilton, Fredy, Serdar Ozkan – Doukara
Last matches of Antalyaspor:
- 23.02.2019 – Sivasspor Vs. Antalyaspor 1: 2 (Süper Lig)
- 18.02.2019 – Antalyaspor Vs. Istanbul Basaksehir 0: 1 (Süper Lig)
- 09.02.2019 – Rizespor Vs. Antalyaspor 1: 1 (Süper Lig)
- 03.02.2019 – Antalyaspor Vs. Besiktas 2: 6 (Süper Lig)
- 27.01.2019 – Konyaspor Vs. Antalyaspor 2: 0 (Süper Lig)
Ankaragücü – Statistics & Current Form
The MKE Ankaragücü is one of the oldest and most traditional clubs in Turkey. With 49 seasons, the club is still in fifth place behind Besiktas Istanbul, Fenerbahce Istanbul, Galatasaray Istanbul and Bursaspor in terms of affiliation to SüperLig. As second in the table of the previous second league season, the blue-yellow returned this year in the Süper Lig back. After 23 matchdays, the club has 27 points on the account and thus occupies the 13th place in the table. The advantage over the first relegation place is only three points. The season of MKE was similar to this year so far a real roller coaster ride. So Ankaragücü was after the 11th match on a great fifth place.
After that began a negative series and promotion coach Ismail Kartal was dismissed. But even under successor Kaplan, things did not go up immediately. So Ankara had even slipped to a relegation place after the 20th matchday. But with two wins and a draw from the last three league games, the team of coach Mustafa Kaplan could regain some air in the relegation battle. In foreign countries, the men from the capital have been waiting for victory for seven competitive matches. With eleven points from eleven games, the MKE is in 12th place on the away table. In the home table you can find the club with 16 points from 12 games in 13th place. Best scorer is Moestafa El Kabir with six goals this season. Due to injury, Johannes Hopf, Thomas Heurtaux and striker El Kabir are missing on Friday.
Expected formation of Ankaragücü:
Bayindir – Tiago Pinto, Pazdan, Kulusic, Kitsiou – Moke Abro, Ağçay – Boyd, Canteros, Sacko – Orgill
Last Games by Ankaragucu:
- 24.02.2019 – Ankaragücü vs. BB Erzurum 2: 1 (Süper Lig)
- 16.02.2019 – Akhisar Belediye vs. Ankaragücü 0: 0 (Süper Lig)
- 11.02.2019 – Ankaragücü Vs. Kasimpasa 3: 0 (Süper Lig)
- 02.02.2019 – Trabzonspor Vs. Ankaragücü 1: 0 (Süper Lig)
- 28.01.2019 – Ankaragücü Vs. Alanyaspor 0: 2 (Süper Lig)
Antalyaspor vs Ankaragücü Direct Comparison & Statistics Highlights
There were already 39 duels between Antalyaspor and Ankaragücü. Antalya is in the direct comparison with 15 wins, 13 draws and eleven defeats slightly forward. The balance of the last duels but speaks clearly for the Association of the Mediterranean. Ankara has not been able to beat the Red and White for nine games. There were seven wins for Antalyaspor and two draws. For three duels Ankara could not even score a goal against Antalya. The last victory in Antalya Ankaragücü managed 1-0 in May 2007. The first leg in the capital won the Red-Whites on 1 October away with 1-0. Thus one can compare from the direct comparison in the duel Antalyaspor. Ankaragücü may well derive a prediction on the outcome of the game on Friday.
Antalyaspor vs Ankaragücü Football Prediction
The weakest home team of the SüperLig receives the not just away strong starter from the capital. A footballing delicacy is unlikely to be imminent. However, both teams are slowly starting to roll again after the winless series. Antalya won on Saturday for the first time again after eight competitive games. Ankara is unbeaten in just one point from nine league games, now unbeaten in three games, taking seven points. Despite the long negative series Antalyaspor may still make hopes for the European Cup. But you have to significantly improve the point cut again. Ankara, on the other hand, has to confirm the upward trend of the last three games. However, the eleven of coach Kaplan met in the last successful games “only” on the bottom two and the eleventh Kasimpasa.
Key Facts – Antalyaspor vs Ankaragücü tips
Antalyaspor has been at home for six mandatory games without a three
Ankaragücü has been waiting for a win since seven away matches
For nine games and almost 12 years Ankara could not win against Antalya
Antalya wants to build on the good start to the season when they finished third in the SüperLig after 15 games. For the favorite opponent could just come at the right time. For the last 12 years Ankara has not got anything to do in Antalya. In addition, spread in the blue and yellow this season in foreign countries little fear and terror. We do not believe that anything will change in this series on Friday and set in the game Antalyaspor Vs. Ankaragücü our tip on “Victory Antalyaspor”.
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