ANKARA. Ankaragücü topped Sivasspor to win 2-1. It was Ankaragücü to strike first with an early goal of G. Beridze at the 2′. Then A. Sowe scored again for Ankaragücü in the 44′ minute. Eventually, C. N’Jie reduced the distance for Sivasspor (48′). Eventually, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.
The match was played at the Ankara Ondokuz Mayıs Stadyumu stadium in Ankara on Sunday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Sarper Barış Saka who was helped by İsmail Şencan and Murat Tuğberk Curbay. The 4th official was Direnç Tonusluoğlu. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant at 23.5 degrees Celsius or 74.32 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 35%.
Sivasspor had a strong ball possession 55% while Ankaragücü was struggling with a 45% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Sivasspor was more aggressive with 64 dangerous attacks and 9 shots of which 5 were on target. Still, Ankaragücü succeeded in find the solution to win this contest.
Ankaragücü shot 10 times, 6 on target, 4 off target. On the opposite side, Sivasspor shot 9 times, 5 on target, 4 off target.
Ankaragücü received 3 yellow cards (Pedrinho, Marlon and K. Malcuit). Regarding the opposition, Sivasspor received 4 yellow cards (D. Goutas, C. Charisis, U. Ciftci and F. Ulvestad).
After this encounter, Ankaragücü will have 4 points like Sivasspor to sit in the 16th place. Regarding the opposition, Sivasspor will stay with 4 points like Ankaragücü to hold in the 17th place.
In the next match in the Super Lig, Ankaragücü will host Fenerbahçe on the 17th of October with a 13-4 head to head in favor of Fenerbahçe (3 draws).
Sivasspor will play away agasint Trabzonspor on the 22nd of October with a 15-8 head to head statistic in favor of Trabzonspor (9 draws).
Ankaragücü – Formation
Ankaragücü adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
The manager Ömer Erdogan decided to play with the following team: Gökhan Akkan, Oğuz Ceylan , Uroš Radaković , Nihad Mujakić , Marlon , Taylan Antalyalı , Tolga Ciğerci , Emre Kılınç , Pedrinho , Giorgi Beridze and Ali Sowe .
The home team had on the bench: Bahadır Han Güngördü, Gboly Ariyibi, Şahverdi Çetin, Atakan Cankaya, Ghayas Zahid , Jesé Rodríguez , Kévin Malcuit , Firatcan Üzüm, Yasin Güreler and Federico Macheda .
Ankaragücü could not rely on the presence of K. Malcuit (injured).
Ankaragücü made 5 changes: Pedrinho for G. Ariyibi (46′), E. Kilinc for G. Zahid (65′), G. Beridze for Jese (77′), O. Ceylan for K. Malcuit (79′) and A. Sowe for F. Macheda (89′).
Best player: Giorgi Beridze
The player that probably impressed the most for Ankaragücü was Giorgi Beridze.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 16 passes (75% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 13. He hit the woodwork once times.
Sivasspor – Formation
Also Sivasspor adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Rıza Çalımbay played with: Ali Şaşal Vural, Murat Paluli , Dimitris Goutas , Aaron Appindangoyé , Uğur Çiftçi , Fredrik Ulvestad , Charis Charisis , Ahmed Musa , Dia Saba , Max Gradel and Karol Angielski .
The following players were sitting on the bench: Alaaddin Okumuş, Hakan Arslan , Mustapha Yatabaré , Isaac Cofie , Kaan Onaran, Samba Camara, Caner Osmanpaşa, Clinton N’Jie , Muammer Yıldırım and Mehmet Albayrak.
Sivasspor could not rely on the presence of C. N’Jie (injured).
Sivasspor made 5 changes: A. Musa for C. N’Jie (19′), K. Angielski for M. Yatabare (46′), D. Saba for H. Arslan (68′), C. Charisis for I. Cofie (68′) and M. Paluli for A. Okumus (76′).
Best player: Clinton N’Jie
The player that probably impressed the most for Sivasspor was Clinton N’Jie.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 28 passes (85% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 3 duels out of 7. He performed 1 cross.
His performance was remarkable also because he started the match from the bench before entering the filed in the 19′.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Super Lig.