GAZIANTEP. Sivasspor beat Gaziantep F.K. to win 2-1. It was Sivasspor to strike first with a goal of Mustapha Yatabaré at the 17′. Then Caner Osmanpasa scored again for Sivasspor in the 48′ minute. Eventually, M. Eskihellaç reduced the distance for Gaziantep F.K. (60′). Finally, that was it, and the result remained 2-1. Gaziantep F.K. was much superior in terms of ball possession (68%).
The match was played at the Gaziantep Stadyumu stadium in Gaziantep on Sunday and it started at 1:30 pm local time. In front of 4,702 spectators. The referee was Cihan Aydın assisted by Serkan Ok and Candaş Elbil. The 4th official was Yunus Dursun. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13 degrees Celsius or 55.33 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 47%.
Gaziantep F.K. was in firm control of the ball 68% while Sivasspor was struggling with a 32% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Gaziantep F.K. was more pushing with 83 dangerous attacks and 8 shots of which 1 were on target. Nevertheless, Sivasspor was capable to find the solution to win this contest.
Gaziantep F.K. shot 8 times, 1 on target, 7 off target. On the opposite side, Sivasspor shot 14 times, 7 on target, 7 off target.
Gaziantep F.K. received 3 yellow cards (Stelios Kitsiou, Papy Djilobodji and Ö. Artan). On the opposite side, Sivasspor didn’t receive any yellow card.
After playing this match, Gaziantep F.K. will stay with 19 points like Kasımpaşa to sit in the 13th place. Regarding the opposition, Sivasspor will have 18 points like Antalyaspor to hold in the 16th place.
In the next match in the Super Lig, Gaziantep F.K. will play away against Ümraniyespor on the 18th of February with a 3-1 head to head stats in favor of Gaziantep F.K. (3 draws).
Sivasspor will host Beşiktaş on the 4th of February with a 17-11 head to head statistic in favor of Beşiktaş (6 draws).
Gaziantep F.K. – Formation
Gaziantep F.K. started with a 4-4-1-1 line-up (4-4-1-1).
The manager Erol Bulut decided to play with the following team: Günay Güvenç, Stelios Kitsiou , Papy Djilobodji , Alin Toșca , Halil Ibrahim Pehlivan , Mustafa Eskihellaç , Marko Jevtović , Alexander Merkel , João Figueiredo , Lazar Marković and Alexandru Maxim .
The home team had on the bench: Berkan Kupelikilinc, Matěj Hanousek, Mirza Cihan, Valmir Veliu, Onurhan Babuscu, Luka Stankovski, Ömürcan Artan , Furkan Soyalp, Arda Kızıldağ and Mustafa Burak Bozan.
Gaziantep F.K. made 3 changes: Lazar Markovic for Ö. Artan (46′), Ibrahim Pehlivan for Matej Hanousek (46′) and Stelios Kitsiou for Furkan Soyalp (88′).
Best player: Alexander Merkel
The most impressive player for Gaziantep F.K. was Alexander Merkel.
His rating iswith 61 passes (93% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7. He performed 2 crosses.
Sivasspor – Formation
Sivasspor started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Rıza Çalımbay played with: Ali Şaşal Vural, Alaaddin Okumuş , Dimitris Goutas , Caner Osmanpaşa , Uğur Çiftçi , Fredrik Ulvestad , Isaac Cofie , Charis Charisis , Erdoğan Yeşilyurt , Mustapha Yatabaré and Max Gradel .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Muammer Yıldırım, Ziya Erdal, Kaan Onaran, Kader Keita, Ahmed Musa, Mehmet Albayrak, Muhammed Mert Dursun, Emre Satilmis and Samba Camara.
Sivasspor made 3 changes: Mustapha Yatabaré for Ahmed Musa (83′), A. Okumuş for Samba Camara (90′) and M. Gradel for Ziya Erdal (90′).
Best player: Charis Charisis
The player that probably impressed the most for Sivasspor was Charis Charisis even if he didn’t score any goal.
His rating iswith 36 passes (86% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super Lig.