Fenerbahce vs Antalyaspor Match Analysis & Prediction
30/05/2023 8:00 pm
Fenerbahce will be looking to keep their title hopes alive when they host Antalyaspor in Istanbul on Tuesday night in the Turkish Super Lig.
The Yellow Canaries enjoyed a comfortable victory over Sivasspor last time out, while Antalyaspor have played out back-to-back draws most recently in their league campaign.
Fenerbahce extended their winning run to three matches on Wednesday with a Turkish Cup victory over Sivasspor on home soil, with Ferdi Kadioglu, Michy Batshuayi and Joshua King getting on the scoresheet in Istanbul.
Jorge Jesus’ side are second in the Super Lig standings, five points behind league leaders Galatasaray with just three matches remaining.
Home form has been a major issue for Fenerbahce this season, collecting 35 points from 16 home matches.
Antalyaspor head to Istanbul without a win this month, and it appears that their season is beginning to fizzle out with safety in the Turkish Super Lig secured already.
Nuri Sahin’s side are 13th in the league standings, and with 18th-placed Gaziantep FK 13 points behind, Antalyaspor position in the Turkish top flight is safe.
Fenerbahce vs. Antalyaspor Head to head
In the 59 previous meetings between these two teams, Fenerbahce have claimed 38 victories while Antalyaspor have won nine, and they have drawn in 12. Antalyaspor have scored 52 goals and conceded 110 in the process.
Fenerbahce Team News
Fenerbahce will will be without the services of Lincoln for the remainder of the season, with the Brazilian suffering a cruciate ligament injury back in April.
Bright Osayi-Samuel is continuing to recover from a calf injury sustained at the beginning of the month, and is hoping to be available for the hosts’ cup final in the middle of June.
Fenerbahce's Last 5 Matches
Antalyaspor Team News
Antalyaspor centre-back Omer Toprak is a doubt for Tuesday’s game after he was forced off in the first half last time out, meaning Emercan Uzunhan is likely to partner Veysel Sari in defence.
Dogukan Sinik and Shoya Nakajima are both pushing for starts after appearing off the bench in the goalless draw with Basaksehir last weekend.
Antalyaspor's Last 5 Matches
29/04/2023Fatih Karagumruk0Antalyaspor1Super Lig
21/05/2023Antalyaspor0Istanbul Basaksehir0Super Lig