Fenerbahce vs Istanbul Basaksehir
Turkey – Super Lig
Date: Sunday, 7 October 2018
Kick-Off at 16:00 UK
Venue: Ulker Stadyumu (Istanbul).
The derby match of the Turkish Super Lig eighth round is going to be contested between Fenerbahce and Istanbul Basaksehir on Sunday afternoon.
Home side is one of the biggest disappointments so far in the season as they’ve already suffered four defeats in seven rounds played.
Philip Cocu’s side has severe troubles in scoring more frequently as they managed to find the back of the net just six times.
On the other hand, their defending has been very poor. Fenerbahce are eight points behind the top spot and only two ahead of the relegation zone.
The hosts need to start winning urgently and their latest victory against Spartak Trnava in the Europa League should give them a lift.
Istanbul Basaksehir are once again one of the top title contenders. The visitors tied two draws and slipped to the second place, being a point away from Galatasaray.
Gael Clichy and the lads are the tightest side in the competition as they’ve allowed just four goals so far.
Away side suffered just one defeat so far in the season and they managed to book four points from their three outings.
Istanbul BB are looking forward to continuing their unbeatable streak which is currently counting five matches.
Fenerbahce vs Istanbul Basaksehir: Head-to-head
Home team haven’t celebrated a win in the last four clashes of these two sides. They’ve been equally successful in their recent head to head encounters which have been pretty efficient in which the crowd was able to enjoy goals in both nets.
Fenerbahce vs Istanbul Basaksehir: Prediction
Matches like this one are really hard to predict, but Fenerbahce need to give their best to keep all three points at their ground. However, the visitors are in much better momentum and they might snatch a draw in this one.
Home side has troubles in converting their chances into goals, while Istanbul Basaksehir have the best defensive line in the league. As the visitors will be looking to avoid the defeat, this one should remain under 2.5 margin.
Fenerbahce vs Istanbul Basaksehir: Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.20 (11/5)
Under 2.5 FT @ 1.80 (4/5).