Galatasaray vs Genclerbirligi: Preview and Predictions

Galatasaray vs Genclerbirligi
Super Lig
Date: 3rd November 2017
Kick off at 17:00 UK / 18:00 CET
Venue: Turk Telekom Stadyumu (Istanbul).

Galatasaray will have a terrific opportunity to bounce back aft5er a shocking 2-1 loss at Trabzon last weekend.

The Lions are set to open the Matchday No 11 in Super Lig on Friday evening when they host Genclerbirligi who have been struggling badly at the start of the new campaign.


Igor Tudor’s men opened the new campaign in a tremendous fashion winning seven and drawing one of the opening eight outings.

The fine start earned them the top of the table, but everything could easily go to waste if they are to continue the negative trend after winning only a single point in last two matches.

The former Swansea City striker who bagged 20 goals for Olympique Marseille in Ligue last year, Bafetimbi Gomis has been phenomenal so far in the season netting nine goals in ten appearances for his squad.


The visitors finished the last season in the top half, but this will be a very long campaign in the relegation battle for them according to the opening ten rounds of Super Lig.

Genclerbirligiare generally plying hot and cold throughout the season. They defeated the reigning champions Besiktas 2-1 before dropping the ball last weekend when they suffered a 0-1 loss at home to Yeni Malatyaspor.

Galatasaray vs Genclerbirligi: Head to head

The previous head to head encounter between the two sides offered a five-goal thriller with Galata coming on top at the end (3-2) at Turk Telekom Stadyumu thanks to a 90th-minute winner from Selcuk Inan.

The hosts have been more than dominant over the history and they won four and drew one of five previous meetings with Genclerbirligi.

Galatasaray vs Genclerbirligi: Prediction

This should honestly be a one-way street from the very start. We can expect the hosts to push hard from the very first minute against one of the weakest defensive lines in the competition.

Galatasaray vs Genclerbirligi: Bet Tips

The main bet is HT/FT Galatasaray/Galatasaray at the odds of 1.66.

The alternative pick would be Over 1.5 Goals in the first half at the odds of 2.20.

All Odds courtesy of 888Sport