SM
Manchester derby: 7 hrs 7 mins
Upcoming predictions and previews
Collect News Data
Turkish Super Lig | Gameweek 25
Feb 12, 2024 at 5pm UK
Stadyum Samsun
AL
Samsunspor
2 - 0
Antalyaspor
Mouandilmadji (59'), Muja (90+1')
Ntcham (64'), Celik (78')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Naldo (14'), van de Streek (86')

Preview: Samsunspor vs. Antalyaspor - prediction, team news, lineups

:Headline: Preview: Samsunspor vs. Antalyaspor - prediction, team news, lineups:
Sports Mole previews Monday's Turkish Super Lig clash between Samsunspor and Antalyaspor, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
Sports Mole

The action continues in round 25 of the Turkish Super Lig as Samsunspor welcome Antalyaspor to the Samsun 19 May Stadium on Monday evening.

Both teams head into the clash, looking to bounce back after crashing out of the Turkish Cup during the week.


Match preview

Samsunspor's dreams of cup glory were dashed on Tuesday after a narrow 2-1 defeat to Fatih Karagumruk in the Turkish Cup.

Marius Mouandilmadji had given the Red Lightning a glimmer of hope with a 68th-minute strike, but their lead was short-lived as Davide Biraschi equalised for Karagumruk just four minutes later, before Flavio Paoletti snatched the winner in the dying seconds.

This cup exit compounds Samsunspor's recent woes as they currently languish in 16th place in the Super Lig after losing 2-0 to Galatasaray in their last league outing.

Prior to losing their last two matches, Markus Gisdol's men had enjoyed a five-game unbeaten run across all competitions.

Despite the recent setbacks, Samsunspor can draw some solace from their strong home record as they boast the ninth-best home form in the Super Lig this season, having amassed 20 points from a possible 36 on home soil.

Additionally, they have emerged victorious in four of their last six league matches and will be aiming to avoid suffering consecutive home defeats for the second time this season.

Meanwhile, Antalyaspor shared a similar fate in the cup, bowing out to Besiktas in a 2-1 defeat despite taking the lead in the first half.

Their European aspirations also took a hit after a 2-0 defeat to league leaders Fenerbahce last time out. This snapped their seven-game unbeaten run across all competitions since the turn of the year, marking their first two-match losing streak since October 2023.

Currently sitting seventh in the Super Lig standings with 34 points from 24 matches, Sergen Yalcin's side find themselves four points adrift of the Europa Conference League qualification spot currently occupied by Kasimpasa, who have played a game more at the time of writing.

Back on the road, Antalyaspor will be looking to build upon their unbeaten run of three away matches, where they recorded two draws and a win.

Samsunspor Turkish Super Lig form:

Samsunspor form (all competitions):
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • L

Antalyaspor Turkish Super Lig form:

Antalyaspor form (all competitions):
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • D
  • L
  • L


Team News

The hosts have a clean bill of health ending into this clash, leaving Gisdol with a wealth of options.

After finding the net in their cup exit, Mouandilmadji is expected to lead the line once again, with Olivier Ntcham playing the supporting role.

Meanwhile, Israeli striker Sagiv Jehezkel has missed each of Antalyaspor's last six matches through a club suspension and is also out of contention for Saturday's clash.

Other than that, the Scorpion boast a clean bill of health and no suspension concerns, giving Yalcin the luxury of a relatively full-strength squad at his disposal.

Adam Buksa now has 10 goals in 21 league appearances and we expect the Lens loanee to spearhead Antalyaspor's attack once again.


Samsunspor possible starting lineup:
Kocuk; Yavru, Satka, Ozturk, Bola; Tait, Antalyali; Kilinc, Ntcham, Raman; Mouandilmadji

Antalyaspor possible starting lineup:
Leite; Yesilyurt, Sari, Ozturk, Vural; Kaluzinski, Safuri; Bytyqi, Saric, Larsson; Buksa



We say: Samsunspor 1-2 Antalyaspor

While both teams are coming into this match off poor results, Antalyaspor look like the side likely to take the chance to stop their rot. However, we expect it to be a close battle given Samsunspor's decent home record this season.


For data analysis of the most likely results, scorelines and more for this match please click here.




body check tags ::

Previews by email

Click here to get Sports Mole's daily email of previews and predictions for every major game!


amp_article__536454 : Collect and Make Data not in DataBase  : 
last updated article - 2024-02-12 08:14:58:
html db last update - 2024-02-10 20:12:10 :

ex - 7200 : read : write cache and make html
Read more!
Share this article now:
GK
Read Next:
Monday's Turkish Super Lig predictions including Galatasaray vs. Gaziantep
>

Subscribe to our newsletter


Sports Mole provides in-depth previews and predictions for every match from the biggest leagues and competitions in world football.
AL
Sign up for our FREE daily preview newsletter direct to your inbox!
Read more about Adam Buksa Sagiv Jehezkel Olivier Ntcham Sergen Yalcin Markus Gisdol Flavio Paoletti Davide Biraschi Marius Mouandilmadji Football
Follow @SportsMole for the latest breaking news stories, and follow @sm_headlines to get every headline from Sports Mole
Recommended Next on SM
Monday's Turkish Super Lig predictions including Galatasaray vs. Gaziantep
Late Nunez header snatches win for Liverpool at Forest

Page options

Premier League Table
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Fenerbahce28234172225073
2GalatasarayGalatasaray27233157154272
3TrabzonsporTrabzonspor27144943331046
4BesiktasBesiktas2714493931846
5KasimpasaKasimpasa28117104850-240
6Caykur RizesporCaykur Rizespor28116113140-939
7SivassporSivasspor2891183437-338
8Istanbul BasaksehirIstanbul27106113533236
9AntalyasporAntalyaspor2781183231135
10KayserisporKayserispor28108103541-635
11Samsunspor2796123336-333
12Adana Demirspor2771193936332
13AnkaragucuAnkaragucu28612103336-330
14AlanyasporAlanyaspor2761293240-830
15Fatih KaragumrukKaragumruk2778123231129
16Hatayspor28611113239-729
17GaziantepGaziantep2777133140-928
18KonyasporKonyaspor27610112639-1328
19Pendikspor2768133255-2326
20Istanbulspor2837182152-3113
Scroll for more - Tap for full version

Subscribe to our newsletter


Sports Mole provides in-depth previews and predictions for every match from the biggest leagues and competitions in world football.
AL
Sign up for our FREE daily preview newsletter direct to your inbox!

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

history www

Sunday's Bundesliga predictions including Koln vs. Bayer Leverkusen

1

SB

Sunday's Eredivisie predictions including PSV vs. Feyenoord

2

SE

Katie Boulter reaches first WTA 500 final at San Diego Open

NEW

3

KB

Real Madrid injury, suspension list vs. RB Leipzig

NEW

4

RM

Sunday's Primeira Liga predictions including Porto vs. Benfica

5

SP

Sunday's La Liga predictions including Athletic Bilbao vs. Barcelona

6

SL

Sunday's Premier League predictions including Manchester City vs. Manchester United

7

SP

Sunday's Ligue 1 predictions including Lyon vs. Lens

8

SL

Sunday's Turkish Super Lig predictions including Besiktas vs. Galatasaray

9

ST

Chelsea 'among clubs interested in Gent's Archie Brown'

10

C'


. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .