ANKARA. Ankaragücü topped İstanbulspor 3-2 thanks to A. Sowe who scored in the 10th and 53rd minute.
The match was played at the Eryaman Stadyumu stadium in Ankara. The referee was Mustafa Kürşad Filiz assisted by Deniz Caner Özaral and Emrah Ünal. The 4th official was Kutluhan Bilgiç. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 14.6 degrees Celsius or 58.21 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 37%.
- 53 Ball Possession 47
- 9 Total 13
- 6 On Target 8
- 3 Off Target 4
- 0 Shots blocked 1
- 83 Attack 73
- 60 Dangerous attack 54
- 126 Ball safe 128
- 0 Penalties 0
- 8 Corners 4
- 16 Total 17
- 1 Yellow Cards 4
- 0 Double Yellow 0
- 0 Red Card 0
- 5 Substitutions 4
There was not much difference in terms of ball possession. Ankaragücü was in possession of the ball for 52% of the time vs. İstanbulspor that controlled the ball for 48% of the time.
Attitude and shots
Ankaragücü was putting more pressure with 60 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 6 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Ankaragücü won the match.
Ankaragücü shot 9 times, 6 on target, 3 off target. Regarding the opposition, İstanbulspor shot 13 times, 8 on target, 4 off target.
Ankaragücü received 1 yellow card (Taylan Antalyali). Regarding the opposition, İstanbulspor received 4 yellow cards (Valon Ethemi, Muammer Sarikaya, Mehmet Yesil and Mahamadou Ba).
After playing this match, Ankaragücü will have 28 points to remain in the 14th place. On the other side, İstanbulspor will stay with 24 points like Giresunspor to remain in the 17th place.
In the next match in the Super Lig, Ankaragücü will play away with Fenerbahçe on the 15th of April with a 14-4 head to head stats in favor of Fenerbahçe (3 draws).
İstanbulspor will play away agasint Fenerbahçe on the 24th of April with a 4-0 head to head statistic in favor of Fenerbahçe (1 draw).
Ankaragücü – Formation
Ankaragücü started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Hakkı Tolunay Kafkas decided to play with the following team: Gökhan Akkan, Firatcan Üzüm , Uroš Radaković , Nihad Mujakić , Matěj Hanousek , Lamine Diack , Taylan Antalyalı , Anastasios Chatzigiovanis , Ghayas Zahid , Emre Kılınç and Ali Sowe .
The home team had on the bench: Pedro Filipe Barbosa Moreira, Stelios Kitsiou, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Bahadır Han Güngördü, Gökhan Töre, Bevic Moussiti-Oko, Atakan Cankaya , Sıtkı Ferdi İmdat, Milson and Andrej Đokanović .
Ankaragücü made 5 changes: Anastasios Chatzigiovanis for Felicio Milson (52′), Ghayas Zahid for Atakan Çankaya (52′), Emre Kilinc for Andrej Đokanović (75′), F. Üzüm for Stelios Kitsiou (75′) and Taylan Antalyali for Hasan Ali Kaldırım (89′).
Best player: Ali Sowe
The player that probably impressed the most for Ankaragücü was Ali Sowe.
His rating iswith 2 goals, 14 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 10.
İstanbulspor – Formation
İstanbulspor started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).
Fatih Tekke played with: Alp Arda, Demeaco Duhaney , Okan Erdoğan , Mehmet Yeşil , Tuncer Duhan Aksu , Mahamadou Ba , Jason Lokilo , Muammer Sarıkaya , Kerem Şen , Valon Ethemi and Emeka Eze .
They had on the bench: Emir Kaan Gültekin, Florian Loshaj, Onur Ergun , Ertuğrul Ersoy , Ahmet Said Kıvanç, Jetmir Topalli, Oğuzhan Berber, Adi Mehremić, Ali Yaşar and Simon Deli .
İstanbulspor made 4 changes: Muammer Sarikaya for Simon Deli (64′), Kerem Sen for Onur Ergün (64′), D. Aksu for Ertuğrul Ersoy (86′) and Jason Lokilo for Florian Loshaj (86′).
Best player: Emeka Eze
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for İstanbulspor was Emeka Eze.
His rating iswith 19 passes (57% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 9 duels out of 17. He performed 1 cross.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super Lig.
- Ankaragücü – İstanbulspor – 3-2
- Kasımpaşa – Trabzonspor – 2-0