On Wednesday evening, Fenerbahce will attempt to maintain their chances of winning the Super Lig title as they play against Istanbul Basaksehir at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium.
Fenerbahce is currently six points behind the top-ranked Galatasaray, but they have won five out of their last six league matches. In contrast, Basaksehir has only won one of their past seven games.
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Istanbul Basaksehir–Fenerbahce match preview
Istanbul Basaksehir is currently ranked fifth in the Turkish Super Lig standings, and they are 15 points behind the second-placed Fenerbahce after losing 1-0 to Istanbulspor, despite having 13 shots and a 61% possession on Saturday. They have lost four of their last seven league matches, with one victory and defeats against Kayserispor, Alanyaspor, and Besiktas prior to their loss last weekend.
Despite their recent struggles, Basaksehir has been a formidable team when playing at home throughout the season, winning nine of their 13 league games at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium. They have won four of their last five home league matches, and six of their previous eight, while also keeping a clean sheet in eight of their home matches this season, including a 1-0 win over Ankaragucu earlier this month.
Although Basaksehir has only won two of their last 10 matches across all competitions, they are typically difficult to defeat when playing at their own stadium, having won several matches in their home ground.
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Istanbul Basaksehir possible starting lineup:
Sengezer; Sahiner, Duarte, Touba, Lima; Biglia; Szysz, Aleksic, Ozcan, Gurler; Figueiredo
Fenerbahce possible starting lineup:
Egribayat; Osayi-Samuel, Akaydin, Szalai, Alioski; Guler, Yuksek, Zajc, Rossi; Valencia, Dursun
Middlesbrough and Hull have faced each other a total of 71 times. Of those, Middlesbrough have emerged victorious 31 times, Hull have won 21 times, and 19 matches have ended in draws.
- Middlesbrough wins: 31
- Hull City wins: 21
- Draws: 19
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Istanbul Basaksehir vs Fenerbahce prediction
In the past six matches of Istanbul Basaksehir, three matches had more than two goals, while in the past seven away league matches of Fenerbahce, six matches had more than two goals. Out of the last ten matches between Istanbul Basaksehir and Fenerbahce, more than two goals were scored in five matches.
As a result, the upcoming match between these teams could feature more than two goals.
Prediction: Istanbul Basaksehir 1–2 Fenerbahce
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Date, kick-off time, venue
Istanbul Basaksehir play Fenerbahce on Thursday at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu in Istanbul for the 2022-2023 Super Lig.