Akhisar Belediyespor and İstanbulspor spectators can't wait for 1. Lig clash at Spor Toto Akhisar Belediye Stadı

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Competition: Turkey 1. Lig
Competition: Wed 24.February
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Spor Toto Akhisar Belediye Stadı (12139 seats)

Struggling Akhisar Belediyespor will be hoping to pull off an upset when they welcome high-flying İstanbulspor in the upcoming league round. It’s 16th vs 3rd and the home crowd will have moderate expectations.

Insights:
  • Akhisar Belediyespor has the fewest points from losing position (0) in 1. Lig
  • İstanbulspor has the most scored goals (44) in 1. Lig

It's no vacation for neither Belediyespor nor İstanbulspor as both were in action only a few days ago. Expect some tired legs on the pitch and/or possibly some changes to the lineups.

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Akhisar Belediyespor form and stats

When playing at home in the 1. Lig, Akhisar Belediyespor have managed 3 wins, 3 draws and suffered 4 defeats from 10 games. With three straight defeats the pressure is piling up on Belediyespor to get some points in this home game.

Before that game, the home loss against Samsunspor with the scoreline 1-4.

Belediyespor were outplayed and humiliated in their previous game, as mentioned in the paragraph above. They will need to reinstall their confidence before this one.

There will be little rest for Belediyespor after this match as they are travelling to Bursaspor for a 1. Lig game in only four days.

The goals haven't exactly been flowing for Belediyespor here at Spor Toto Akhisar Belediye Stadı in the league, with less than one goal per game on average (8 from 10 games). Belediyespor have conceded 10 in these home matches. It's worth mentioning that 5 of these goals has been conceded in their last 3 home matches.

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İstanbulspor form and stats

5 wins, 1 draw and 4 losses. That’s the product of İstanbulspor, who have the most scored goals (44) in 1. Lig, playing as the away team in the 1. Lig this season. It's a growing despair in İstanbulspor as they have recorded three consecutive losses.

A 1-2 defeat away at Bandırmaspor before that.

The schedule is very tough for İstanbulspor now as they have to travel again shortly after this match. A 1. Lig game at Eskişehirspor is waiting in only four days.

İstanbulspor are not goal shy away from home in the league, finding the net 15 times in 10 away games so far. As opposed to that, İstanbulspor have seen the ball go into their own net 10 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

These teams' last encounter with each other was the İstanbulspor - Belediyespor 2-2 earlier this season. H2H stats regardless of arena (last five matches): Belediyespor four wins, one draw and İstanbulspor zero victories. As for goals, four matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one game had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

İstanbulsporO. Ergün
O. Ergün
10 goals
İstanbulsporİ. Yılmaz
İ. Yılmaz
6 goals
İstanbulsporE. Rroca
E. Rroca
6 goals

Akhisar Belediyespor missing players

İstanbulspor missing players

Akhisar Belediyespor İstanbulspor
Total Home vs top Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
22 10 2 Played P 2 10 22
5 3 0 Won W 1 5 12
4 3 0 Drew D 0 1 4
13 4 2 Lost L 1 4 6
20 8 1 Scored S 2 15 44
38 10 5 Conceded C 1 10 26
91% 80% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 100%
59% 40% 50% Over 1.5 O 1.5 50% 80% 82%
50% 30% 50% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 50% 64%
27% 20% 50% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 20% 36%
18% 10% 50% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 18%
36% 30% 50% BTTS BTTS 0% 50% 59%
27% 40% 0% Clean Sheets C S 50% 20% 23%
45% 50% 50% Failed to Score F T 50% 30% 18%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
3 3.1 2.5 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1 1.7 1.9
4 1 0 Red cards R C 0 0 1
 
7.9 9.9 7.5 Shots (avg) S ( 6.5 8.6 9.5
3.1 3.1 3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4 4.7 4.9
29% 25% 17% Goal Efficiency G E 25% 32% 41%
Key stats in 1. Lig this season:
  • Akhisar Belediyespor has the fewest points from losing position (0) in 1. Lig
  • İstanbulspor has the most scored goals (44) in 1. Lig
  • İstanbulspor has the most scored goals in the second half (27) in 1. Lig
  • İstanbulspor have scored more than double the goals of Akhisar Belediyespor.
  • İstanbulspor haven’t played a single 0-0 game.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Giresunspor 22 15 5 2 34 14 12 9 2 1 20 7 10 6 3 1 14 7 20 50
2 Samsunspor 22 13 7 2 35 20 11 8 2 1 19 9 11 5 5 1 16 11 15 46
3 İstanbulspor 22 12 4 6 44 26 12 7 3 2 29 16 10 5 1 4 15 10 18 40
4 Adana Demirspor 22 11 5 6 38 23 12 6 4 2 23 11 10 5 1 4 15 12 15 38
5 Altay 22 12 2 8 38 25 11 6 2 3 21 14 11 6 0 5 17 11 13 38
6 Altnordu 22 11 5 6 32 29 11 6 2 3 15 13 11 5 3 3 17 16 3 38
7 Keçiörengücü 22 11 4 7 29 15 12 7 1 4 16 6 10 4 3 3 13 9 14 37
8 Tuzlaspor 21 11 4 6 31 27 10 6 1 3 15 14 11 5 3 3 16 13 4 37
9 Bursaspor 21 9 4 8 35 32 10 5 1 4 17 14 11 4 3 4 18 18 3 31
10 Bandırmaspor 22 9 3 10 27 26 11 6 2 3 13 11 11 3 1 7 14 15 1 30
11 Ümraniyespor 22 8 6 8 27 31 11 4 3 4 14 15 11 4 3 4 13 16 -4 30
12 Menemen Belediyespor 22 6 8 8 30 36 11 3 3 5 16 21 11 3 5 3 14 15 -6 26
13 Adanaspor 22 6 5 11 31 32 10 3 2 5 20 21 12 3 3 6 11 11 -1 23
14 Balkesirspor 21 5 5 11 20 32 10 3 3 4 12 14 11 2 2 7 8 18 -12 20
15 Boluspor 21 5 4 12 20 27 10 2 1 7 6 11 11 3 3 5 14 16 -7 19
16 Akhisar Belediyespor 22 5 4 13 20 38 10 3 3 4 8 10 12 2 1 9 12 28 -18 19
17 Osmanlspor 22 3 4 15 13 37 10 2 3 5 7 14 12 1 1 10 6 23 -24 13
18 Eskişehirspor 22 1 7 14 14 48 12 1 5 6 7 19 10 0 2 8 7 29 -34 7

Read more about 1. Lig

The TFF First League, earlier known as the 1. Lig, is the second level of football in Turkey. It has 18 teams playing each other twice to decide the league table of the regular season. The top two teams are promoted, while the next four have a playoff to decide the third promotion. The three bottom teams are relegated.