ALANYA. Alanyaspor tops Kayserispor 3-1. Alanyaspor got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from Ahmed Hassan (21′) and Yusuf Özdemir (36′). Kayserispor tried to recover with a goal from Ali Karimi (60′). Nonetheless, the match was closed by a penalty (72′) scored by Efecan Karaca for Alanyaspor. Kayserispor lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).
Wilson Eduardo didn’t score a penalty (69′) for Alanyaspor.
The match was played at the Bahçeşehir Okulları Arena stadium in Alanya on Wednesday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Tugay Kaan Numanoğlu with the help of Bilal Gölen and Osman Gökhan Bilir. The 4th official was Abdullah Buğra Taşkınsoy. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 14.9 degrees Celsius or 58.84 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 59%.
- 43 Ball Possession 57
- 5 Total 13
- 3 On Target 4
- 2 Off Target 9
- 0 Shots blocked 6
- 126 Attack 145
- 59 Dangerous attack 106
- 118 Ball safe 97
- 1 Penalties 0
- 0 Corners 7
- 1 Off Sides 3
- 1 Total 2
- 3 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 5
Kayserispor had a superior ball possession 57% while Alanyaspor was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Kayserispor had a more offensive attitude with 106 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Anyway, Alanyaspor found a way to find the solution to win this match.
Alanyaspor shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target. Talking about the opposition, Kayserispor shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target.
Alanyaspor received 3 yellow cards (Yusuf Özdemir, Ivan Cavaleiro and Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson). On the opposite side, Kayserispor received 4 yellow cards (Bernard Mensah, Lionel Carole, Miguel Cardoso and Ali Karimi).
After this encounter, Alanyaspor will have 21 points to sit in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Kayserispor will stay with 23 points like Beşiktaş to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Super Lig, Alanyaspor will play away with Kasımpaşa on the 4th of January with a 6-5 head to head statistic in favor of Alanyaspor (1 draw).
Kayserispor will play away agasint Ankaragücü on the 8th of January with a 9-6 head to head statistic in favor of Kayserispor (6 draws).
Alanyaspor – Formation
Alanyaspor started with a 3-4-2-1 line-up (3-4-2-1).
The manager Francesco Farioli decided to play with the following team: Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson, Furkan Bayır , Leroy Fer , Fatih Aksoy , Daniel Candeias , Umut Güneş , Arnaud Lusamba , Yusuf Ozdemir , Efecan Karaca , Ivan Cavaleiro and Ahmed Hassan .
The home team had on the bench: Cagan Kayra Erciyas, Wilson Eduardo, Efkan Bekiroğlu , Pedro Pereira , Joher Khadim Rassoul, Jure Balkovec, Zinedine Ferhat, Yusuf Karagöz, Oğuz Aydın and Ismail Zehir.
Alanyaspor made 5 changes: Yusuf Özdemir for Pedro Pereira (56′), Ivan Cavaleiro for Oguz Aydin (56′), Arnaud Lusamba for Efkan Bekiroglu (56′), Ahmed Hassan for Wilson Eduardo (63′) and Daniel Candeias for Jure Balkovec (84′).
Best player: Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Alanyaspor was the goalkeeper: Rúnar Alex Rúnarsson. His rating is 7.80. He performed 3 saves.
Kayserispor – Formation
Kayserispor started with a 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Çagdas Atan played with: Bilal Bayazit, Onur Bulut , Dimitris Kolovetsios , Lionel Carole , Gökhan Sazdağı , Gustavo Campanharo , Bernard Mensah , Miguel Cardoso , Ramazan Civelek , Emrah Başsan and Mario Gavranović .
They had on the bench: Cenk Gönen, Carlos Mané, Ali Karimi , Mustafa Pektemek , Yaw Ackah, Arif Kocaman, Baran Ali Gezek, İlhan Parlak , Anthony Uzodimma and Talha Sariarslan.
Kayserispor made 5 changes: Gustavo Campanharo for Ali Karimi (46′), Ramazan Civelek for Mustafa Pektemek (62′), Mario Gavranovic for Ilhan Parlak (76′), Emrah Bassan for Carlos Mané (76′) and Miguel Cardoso for Talha Sarıarslan (86′).
Best player: Ali Karimi
The most impressive player for Kayserispor was Ali Karimi.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 30 passes (90% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 3. He performed 2 crosses.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 46′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super Lig.
- İstanbulspor – Kasımpaşa – 2-1
- Fatih Karagümrük – Trabzonspor – 4-1
- Alanyaspor – Kayserispor – 3-1