ESENYURT. İstanbulspor succeeded in turn the tables against Kasımpaşa to win 2-1. It was Kasımpaşa to strike first with a goal of Raoul Petretta at the 26′. Then it was a goal in the 29′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, Emir Kaan Gültekin gave the win to İstanbulspor in the 78′ minute.
The match was played at the Necmi Kadıoğlu Stadyumu stadium in Esenyurt on Wednesday and it started at 5:00 pm local time. The referee was Suat Arslanboğa who was helped by Mustafa Emre Eyisoy and Kemal Yılmaz. The 4th official was Neslihan Muratdağı. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.5 degrees Celsius or 49.12 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 71%.
- 51 Ball Possession 49
- 9 Total 12
- 4 On Target 3
- 5 Off Target 9
- 0 Shots blocked 1
- 73 Attack 98
- 47 Dangerous attack 62
- 87 Ball safe 77
- 0 Penalties 0
- 3 Corners 5
- 2 Off Sides 8
- 15 Total 15
- 2 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
None of the teams was particularly dominant in terms of ball possession. İstanbulspor was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Kasımpaşa that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Kasımpaşa was putting more pressure with 62 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, İstanbulspor found a way to find the solution to win this match.
İstanbulspor shot 9 times, 4 on target, 5 off target. Regarding the opposition, Kasımpaşa shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.
İstanbulspor received 2 yellow cards (Ibrahim Yilmaz and Muammer Sarikaya). Regarding the opposition, Kasımpaşa received 4 yellow cards (Mickael Tirpan, Tarkan Serbest, Jeffrey Bruma and Raoul Petretta).
After playing this encounter, İstanbulspor will have 11 points to remain in the 18th place. Regarding the opposition, Kasımpaşa will stay with 15 points like Hatayspor to sit in the 15th place.
In the next match in the Super Lig, İstanbulspor will host Gaziantep F.K. on the 9th of January with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of İstanbulspor (3 draws).
Kasımpaşa will host Alanyaspor on the 4th of January with a 6-5 head to head statistic in favor of Alanyaspor (1 draw).
İstanbulspor – Formation
İstanbulspor started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
The manager Fatih Tekke decided to play with the following team: David Jensen, Demeaco Duhaney , Michael Ologo , Okan Erdoğan , Tuncer Duhan Aksu , Melih Kabasakal , Emir Kaan Gültekin , Muammer Sarıkaya , Eduart Rroca , Valon Ethemi and İbrahim Yilmaz .
The home team had on the bench: Yusuf Ali Özer, Adi Mehremić, Kagan Bağış, Vefa Temel, Alp Arda, Aldin Cajic, Ali Yaşar, Oğuzhan Berber and Mehmet Yeşil.
İstanbulspor could not rely on the presence of Mehmet Yesil (injured).
İstanbulspor made 5 changes: Emir Kaan Gültekin for Oguzhan Berber (88′), Michael Ologo for Mehmet Yesil (88′), Eduart Rroca for Aldin Cajic (89′), Valon Ethemi for Kagan Bagis (90′) and Ibrahim Yilmaz for Ali Yasar (90′).
Best player: Melih Kabasakal
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for İstanbulspor was Melih Kabasakal even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 50 passes (88% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10.
Kasımpaşa – Formation
Kasımpaşa started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Şenol Can played with: Ertuğrul Taşkıran, Florent Hadergjonaj , Jeffrey Bruma , Tarkan Serbest , Raoul Petretta , Mickael Tirpan , Valentin Eysseric , Mamadou Fall , Bersant Celina , Mortadha Ben Ouanes and Bengali-Fodé Koita .
They had on the bench: Aytaç Kara, Stéphane Bahoken, Tunay Torun, Daniel Graovac, Haris Hajradinović , Ryan Donk, Erdem Canpolat, Yunus Malli, Yasin Özcan and Ahmet Engin .
Kasımpaşa made 4 changes: Bersant Celina for Haris Hajradinovic (65′), Raoul Petretta for Ahmet Engin (78′), Fodé Koita for Stéphane Bahoken (78′) and Valentin Eysseric for Yasin Özcan (89′).
Best player: Raoul Petretta
The most impressive player for Kasımpaşa was Raoul Petretta.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 38 passes (73% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 11.
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