RIZE. Rizespor overcomes Denizlispor 3-1. Rizespor got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from Yannick Bolasie (4′) and Emircan Altintas (20′). Denizlispor tried to recover with a goal from T. Böke (45′). Notwithstanding, the match was closed by a goal (89′) scored by Benhur Keser for Rizespor.
The match was played at the Çaykur Didi Stadyumu stadium in Rize on Monday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Ali Yılmaz assisted by Bersan Duran and Hasan Erdoğan. The 4th official was Oğuzhan Aksu. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was freezing at -1.6 degrees Celsius or 29.08 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
The overall ball possession was the same with both teams controlling the ball for 50% of the time.
No teams had a vastly superior advantage in terms of ball possession. Rizespor was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Denizlispor that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Rizespor had a more offensive attitude with 70 dangerous attacks and 18 shots of which 9 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Rizespor won the match.
Rizespor shot 18 times, 9 on target, 9 off target. On the opposite side, Denizlispor shot 4 times, 1 on target, 3 off target.
Rizespor received 1 yellow card (I. Olawoyin). Regarding the opposition, Denizlispor received 1 yellow card (M. Özkal).
After playing this contest, Rizespor will have 34 points like Pendikspor and Bandırmaspor to sit in the 6th place. On the opposite side, Denizlispor will stay with 12 points to remain in the 18th place.
In the next match in the 1. Lig, Rizespor will play away with Samsunspor on the 11th of February with a 4-3 head to head statistic in favor of Samsunspor (5 draws).
Denizlispor will host Manisa BBSK on the 29th of January with a 3-0 head to head stats in favor of Manisa BBSK (0 draws).
Rizespor – Formation
Rizespor started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Bülent Korkmaz decided to play with the following team: Tarık Çetin, Oğuz Ceylan, Bahadır Öztürk, Alberk Koç, Emir Han Topçu, Alper Potuk, Farouk Miya, Emircan Altıntaş, Azubuike Godson Okechukwu, Yannick Bolasie Yala and Ibrahim Olawoyin.
The home team had on the bench: Seyfettin Anıl Yaşar, Mithat Pala, Sefa Yılmaz, Ercan Coşkun, Sinan Osmanoğlu, Kubilay Kanatsızkuş, Benhur Keser, Zafer Görgen, Eren Emre and Emre Ezen.
Rizespor made 5 changes: Farouk Miya for Benhur Keser (58′), Emircan Altintas for K. Kanatsızkuş (70′), A. Okechukwu for Ercan Coskun (75′), Yannick Bolasie for Sefa Yilmaz (76′) and A. Okechukwu for Mithat Pala (76′).
Denizlispor – Formation
Denizlispor started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).
Giray Bulak played with: Hüseyin Altıntaş, Gökhan Süzen, Brice Dja Djédjé, Hakan Çinemre, Oğuz Yılmaz, Emre Sağlık, Muhammet Özkal, Muhammed Gönülaçar, Mustafa Çeçenoğlu, Ömer Hasan Şişmanoğlu and Bekir Turaç Böke.
They had on the bench: Okan Derici, Abdülkadir Sünger, Mehmet Ali Ulaman, Berkant Gündem, Asım Hamzaçebi and Erdal Akdari.
Denizlispor made 4 changes: Ö. Şişmanoğlu for O. Derici (31′), M. Çeçenoğlu for E. Akdarı (90′), G. Süzen for B. Gündem (90′) and B. Dja Djédjé for A. Hamzaçebi (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the 1. Lig.