Konya Büyükşehir Belediye Stadyumu: Konyaspor vs Hatayspor Super Lig full preview

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Competition: Turkey Super Lig
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 16:00 (UTC)
Venue: Konya Büyükşehir Belediye Stadyumu (41981 seats)

The league standings shows that 14 points separate the two opponents in this Super Lig match. Konyaspor enjoy both the points- and home stadium advantage.

Insights:
  • Konyaspor have the most clean sheets (13) in Super Lig
  • Hatayspor have the most matches over the total-line (17) in Super Lig

Hatayspor is no longer fighting for a cause; they can neither go up or down this season.

Both teams should be fairly well rested for this game, as they have had some quiet days to prepare. Hopefully this will translate into lots of action on the pitch.

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Konyaspor form and stats

Konyaspor are steadily winning Super Lig games and points here at Konya Büyükşehir Belediye Stadyumu. 12 wins, 4 draws and 2 defeats is the summary from 18 games.

The fans are hoping that Konyaspor will strike back in this fixture, putting things right after the 2-3 away loss in the match against Antalyaspor (placed 8th). Midfielder Çekiçi was the best player on the team with a rating of 8.14 (out of ten) in that game. Çekiçi scored one goal, dribled past the opponent 1 of 2 times and had 24 successful passes (of 27 total).

Preceding that match was a defeat to Fatih Karagumruk (1-2).

The Konyaspor fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 33 goals in 18 league matches. Konyaspor are not conceding a lot of goals here at Konya Büyükşehir Belediye Stadyumu in the league, averaging less than one per game. The total is 14 from 18 matches.

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Hatayspor form and stats

The hunting on away grounds haven’t been very fruitful for Hatayspor so far with only 18 points returning home. The records show 5-3-10 (win-draw-lose). The travelling fans think it's time that their travel expenses are covered with some points now, as Hatayspor have lost on their last two travels.

Hatayspor delivered a 1-1 draw playing at home against Trabzonspor (placed 1st) in their previous fixture. The draw against Trabzonspor came from a losing position. The Hatayspor manager Erdogan brought on Diouf as a substitute and the player scored to make the scores level. Kajoui (goalkeeper) was the best performer with a rating of 7.85. Kajoui saved a penalty.

A loss against Altay was the result prior to that, in a home game.

Hatayspor find the net regularly in their away games. 19 goals from 18 away fixtures in the league. It's been trouble in front of goal recently, as only 2 of these goals has been scored in their last three away matches.

Head 2 Head

The duelists have fought earlier this season: Hatayspor - Konyaspor 1-3. H2H stats regardless of arena (last four matches): Konyaspor two wins, one draw and Hatayspor one victory. As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one game had two or less. The matches between these teams sometimes lean towards being a bit wild, having seen 3 sending-offs from the last four duels.

Top Goalscorers

HataysporA. El Kaabi
A. El Kaabi
15 goals
HataysporM. Diouf
M. Diouf
12 goals
KonyasporS. Cikalleshi
S. Cikalleshi
10 goals

Konyaspor missing players

Hatayspor missing players

Konyaspor Hatayspor
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
36 18 6 Played P 5 18 36
19 12 4 Won W 0 5 14
7 4 1 Drew D 1 3 8
10 2 1 Lost L 4 10 14
62 33 9 Scored S 1 19 51
43 14 5 Conceded C 14 36 56
94% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 94%
72% 67% 33% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 89% 83%
58% 50% 17% Over 2.5 O 2.5 40% 50% 56%
33% 22% 17% Over 3.5 O 3.5 20% 33% 31%
22% 11% 17% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 17% 17%
58% 44% 17% BTTS BTTS 20% 44% 53%
36% 50% 67% Clean Sheets C S 0% 22% 25%
11% 11% 17% Failed to Score F T 80% 33% 28%
 
4.8 5.7 6.8 Corners for (avg) C F 2 3.6 4.5
4.8 4.8 4.5 Corners against (avg) C A 6 6.7 5.6
2 1.9 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.6 2.1 2.4
4 0 0 Red cards R C 0 2 4
 
12.2 13.1 11.5 Shots (avg) S ( 5.8 8.1 9.4
5.2 5.1 4.8 Shots on Target (avg) S O 3.2 3.8 4.2
33% 36% 31% Goal Efficiency G E 6% 28% 34%
 
11.4 10.1 9.5 Shots against (avg) S A 14.8 13.1 11.3
4.9 4.2 4.3 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 7 6.1 5.1
Key stats in Super Lig this season:
  • Hatayspor have the most matches over the total-line (17) in Super Lig
  • Hatayspor have won significantly less corners away then at home.
  • Hatayspor haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.
  • Konyaspor have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded at home.
  • Konyaspor have the most clean sheets (13) in Super Lig
  • Konyaspor have the most clean sheets (9) at home in Super Lig
  • Konyaspor have the the best goal difference (+19) at home in Super Lig

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Trabzonspor 36 22 12 2 66 32 18 11 7 0 33 16 18 11 5 2 33 16 34 78
2 Fenerbahce 36 20 9 7 68 38 18 11 4 3 33 17 18 9 5 4 35 21 30 69
3 Konyaspor 36 19 7 10 62 43 18 12 4 2 33 14 18 7 3 8 29 29 19 64
4 Istanbul Basaksehir 36 18 7 11 52 34 18 11 2 5 27 14 18 7 5 6 25 20 18 61
5 Alanyaspor 36 17 7 12 63 58 18 8 4 6 36 31 18 9 3 6 27 27 5 58
6 Fatih Karagumruk 36 16 8 12 47 51 18 10 5 3 29 17 18 6 3 9 18 34 -4 56
7 Besiktas 36 14 13 9 53 47 18 10 5 3 31 22 18 4 8 6 22 25 6 55
8 Antalyaspor 36 15 10 11 49 44 18 10 5 3 33 18 18 5 5 8 16 26 5 55
9 Adana Demirspor 36 14 10 12 51 44 18 8 5 5 28 17 18 6 5 7 23 27 7 52
10 Kasımpaşa 36 14 8 14 61 51 18 8 4 6 34 25 18 6 4 8 27 26 10 50
11 Hatayspor 36 14 8 14 51 56 18 9 5 4 32 20 18 5 3 10 19 36 -5 50
12 Sivasspor 36 12 12 12 48 48 18 6 8 4 26 20 18 6 4 8 22 28 0 48
13 Galatasaray 36 13 9 14 47 50 18 9 3 6 28 21 18 4 6 8 19 29 -3 48
14 Giresunspor 36 12 8 16 39 42 18 7 4 7 22 20 18 5 4 9 17 22 -3 44
15 Kayserispor 36 11 11 14 50 59 18 9 4 5 29 22 18 2 7 9 21 37 -9 44
16 Gazisehir Gaziantep 36 11 10 15 46 53 18 10 7 1 33 17 18 1 3 14 13 36 -7 43
17 Rizespor 36 10 6 20 43 67 18 8 2 8 23 29 18 2 4 12 20 38 -24 36
18 Altay 36 9 7 20 36 51 18 5 4 9 18 23 18 4 3 11 18 28 -15 34
19 Goztepe 36 7 7 22 40 68 18 4 2 12 18 32 18 3 5 10 22 36 -28 28
20 Yeni Malatyaspor 36 5 5 26 27 63 18 3 3 12 20 38 18 2 2 14 7 25 -36 20

Read more about Super Lig

The Süper Lig is the top league in Turkish football. It has 18 teams who play a season from August to May, meeting each other home and away. After all fixtures have been played the final league table is ready and the champion of Turkey celebrated. The three bottom teams are relegated.