Antalyaspor vs Ankaragucu Match Analysis & Prediction
23/12/2022 8:00 pm
Ankaragucu will be looking for a victory that will help them move out of the relegation zone when they resume Super Lig duties against Antalyaspor at Coredon Airlines Park on Friday.
Following the World Cup break, both teams have already gotten back to competitive action, having participated in cup competition last time out.
Antalyaspor enter the contest off the back of a 1-0 victory over Manisa FK in the Turkish Cup, and they will be looking to replicate that result in the league on Friday.
They participated in three warm-up matches, as they were preparing to get back to domestic duties, where they lost in each occasion. They suffered successful defeats to Maccabi Tel Aviv, Napoli and Fatih Karagumruk respectively.
Antalyaspor were last in Super Lig action on November 6, where they claimed a 4-2 victory over Fatih Karagumruk, which extended their winning run to three, leaving them in 11th place on 16 points. They also participated in cup competition before the break, beating Pendikspor 3-0 on home soil.
Meanwhile, Ankaragucu head into the contest off the back of a 2-0 victory over Tuzlaspor in the Turkish Cup on Tuesday, which will be regarded as an ideal preparation for the resumption of league duties.
The visitors were last in league action on November 11, where they played out a 1-1 draw with Trabzonspor, while they had previously claimed a 6-2 home victory over Amed in their last cup competition before the break.
Ankaragucu were in action in warm-up friendlies, where they firstly lost 2-0 to Sivasspor on December 10, before suffering a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Konyaspor on December 13.
Antalyaspor vs. Ankaragucu Head to head
Antalyaspor have been slightly better of these two teams, having won on 17 occasions from their 44 meetings, while Ankaragucu have won 13 times, and they have drawn 14 matches. Antalyaspor have scored 52 goals and conceded 55 in the process.
Antalyaspor Team News
Following their cup success last time out, Antalyaspor are set to name an unchanged lineup for the league meeting with Ankaragucu.
However, they will once again be without the services of right winger Allassane Ndao, who sustained a fibula fracture on October 8, and is set to be out until March 8 next year.
Antalyaspor's Last 5 Matches
30/11/2022Antalyaspor1Maccabi Tel Aviv2Club Friendlies
16/12/2022Antalyaspor2Fatih Karagumruk3Club Friendlies
Ankaragucu Team News
Ankaragucu enter the contest with a clean bill of health, and following their cup success last time out, they are set to name the same lineup here.
However, defensive midfielder Tolga Cigerci, right-backs Kevin Malcuit and Oguz Ceylan and left-back Yasin Gureler are at risk of suspension if the get booked on Friday.
Ankaragucu's Last 5 Matches
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