Gençlerbirliği defeats Menemen Belediyespor 3-1

MENEMEN. Gençlerbirliği conquers Menemen Belediyespor 3-1.

Gençlerbirliği defeats Menemen Belediyespor 3-1

MENEMEN. Gençlerbirliği tops Menemen Belediyespor 3-1. Menemen Belediyespor lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (57%).

The match was played at the Menemen Kesik Sahası stadium in Menemen on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Mustafa Kürşad Filiz who had the assistance of Bilal Gölen and Mehmet Kapluhan. The 4th official was Can Cengiz. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was hot at 25.9 degrees Celsius or 78.58 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 34%.​

Match Statistics​

  • 57 Ball Possession 43
  • 8 Total 16
  • 5 On Target 10
  • 3 Off Target 6
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 82 Attack 84
  • 48 Dangerous attack 67
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 4
  • 1 Off Sides 2
  • 11 Total 10
  • 2 Yellow Cards 2
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
  • 3 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Menemen Belediyespor had a strong ball possession 57% while Gençlerbirliği was struggling with a 43% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Gençlerbirliği was more pushing with 67 dangerous attacks and 16 shots of which 10 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Gençlerbirliği won the match.​

Menemen Belediyespor shot 8 times, 5 on target, 3 off target. Talking about the opposition, Gençlerbirliği shot 16 times, 10 on target, 6 off target.


Menemen Belediyespor received 2 yellow cards (S. Akgol and A. Cisse). On the other side, Gençlerbirliği received 2 yellow cards (M. Bayir and A. Tshibola).

Match Timeline

K. LuaLua- sub ->I. Karakas
M. Bayir- Yellow
S. Lima(goal)R. Berisbek
S. Akgol- Yellow
L. Kehinde- sub ->E. Ozer
G. Gul(own-goal)
S. Eralp- sub ->R. Berisbek
A. Cisse- Yellow
K. LuaLua(goal)B. Alici
A. Tshibola(goal)
A. Tshibola- Yellow
U. Chibuike- sub ->K. Paykoc
C. Ubah- sub ->K. Paykoç
F. Seker- sub ->S. Lima
A. Kizildag- sub ->A. Tshibola
A. Aktas- sub ->B. Alici


After this match, Menemen Belediyespor will stay with 38 points to hold in the 18th place. On the opposite side, Gençlerbirliği will have 48 points like Samsunspor and Keçiörengücü to hold in the 11th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the 1. Lig, Menemen Belediyespor will play away with Bursaspor on the 21st of May with a 3-0 head to head statistic in favor of Menemen Belediyespor (2 draws).

Gençlerbirliği will host Ümraniyespor on the 21st of May with a 2-1 head to head record in favor of Gençlerbirliği (0 draws).

Menemen Belediyespor – Formation

Menemen Belediyespor adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Recep Yazıcı decided to play with the following team: .


Menemen Belediyespor made 3 changes: E. Ozer for L. Kehinde (61′), K. Paykoc for U. Chibuike (89′) and K. Paykoç for C. Ubah (89′).

Gençlerbirliği – Formation

Also Gençlerbirliği adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

Metin Diyadin played with: .


Gençlerbirliği made 5 changes: I. Karakas for K. LuaLua (46′), R. Berisbek for S. Eralp (69′), B. Alici for A. Aktas (90′), S. Lima for F. Seker (90′) and A. Tshibola for A. Kizildag (90′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the 1. Lig.​