Super Lig match preview: Rizespor versus Sivasspor

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Competition: Turkey Super Lig
Competition: Sat 27.February
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Çaykur Didi Stadyumu (15332 seats)

Rizespor hope to sell some tickets for this game even though the season has been rough so far with 27 points and a 15th position in the Super Lig table. Visiting Sivasspor holds 11th place with 31 pts.

Insights:
  • Rizespor has the most dropped points from leading position (22) in Super Lig
  • Sivasspor have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

This should be an interesting game with lots of spark and energy as both teams are well rested since they last saw competitive action. Game on!

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Rizespor form and stats

Overall Super Lig stats at home this season for Rizespor are 5-4-3 (wins-draw-losses).

An away draw last time out for Rizespor, facing Ankaragücü in a game that ended 1-1. Before that game, the home loss against BB Erzurumspor with the scoreline 0-2.

Rizespor's goalie Gökhan Akkan played a big part in securing a draw after 90 minutes against Ankaragücü with a stunning six saves.

Rizespor are traveling soon after this match as the Super Lig match at Kayserispor awaits in four days.

The Rizespor fans have had their share of opportunities to cheer home goals this season, having seen 19 goals in 12 league matches. Rizespor have conceded 18 from these games.

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Sivasspor form and stats

4 wins, 5 draws and 3 losses. That’s the product of Sivasspor playing as the away team in the Super Lig this season.

Sivasspor had fun at their own home (Çaykur Didi Stadyumu) last time out, beating Kayserispor 2-0. Max Gradel and Mustapha Yatabare scored. The game before that, in the Turkish Cup, was lost at home, a 0-1 defeat against Antalyaspor.

After this away game Sivasspor return home for a Super Lig game against Hatayspor. That game is only four sleeps after this.

Sivasspor have a decent goal production going in their away games, although not fantastic. In 12 league away games 17 goals have been scored. As opposed to that, Sivasspor have seen the ball go into their own net 17 times on the road.

Head 2 Head

The last H2H meeting was Sivasspor - Rizespor 0-2, played this season. Head-to-head totals (for the last ten meetings): Rizespor won four games, five matches ended with a draw and Sivasspor has one win. Over 2,5 goals / under 2,5 goals: three / seven

Top Goalscorers

RizesporM. Škoda
M. Škoda
8 goals
SivassporM. Gradel
M. Gradel
8 goals
RizesporL. Rémy
L. Rémy
6 goals

Rizespor missing players

Sivasspor missing players

Rizespor Sivasspor
Total Home vs mid Statistics Stat vs low Away Total
25 12 3 Played P 4 12 24
6 5 2 Won W 3 4 7
9 4 1 Drew D 1 5 10
10 3 0 Lost L 0 3 7
30 19 6 Scored S 10 17 28
42 18 4 Conceded C 4 17 29
96% 100% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 100% 100% 88%
88% 92% 100% Over 1.5 O 1.5 100% 92% 79%
48% 50% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 75% 50% 42%
24% 25% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 50% 33% 25%
16% 17% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 25% 8% 4%
64% 67% 100% BTTS BTTS 100% 75% 58%
16% 17% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 8% 21%
24% 17% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 17% 33%
 
0 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 0
0 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 0
2.5 2.7 2.7 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 1.5 1.7 1.9
4 2 0 Red cards R C 0 1 1
 
8.2 10.4 11 Shots (avg) S ( 11 9.1 9.5
3.2 4.2 4.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 4.8 3.8 4.1
37% 37% 46% Goal Efficiency G E 53% 37% 29%
Key stats in Super Lig this season:
  • Rizespor has the most conceded goals in the second half (27) in Super Lig
  • Rizespor has the most dropped points from leading position (22) in Super Lig
  • Rizespor have played more matches over 2,5 goals home than away.
  • Rizespor haven’t played a single 0-0 game at home.
  • Sivasspor have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Sivasspor haven’t played a single 0-0 game away.

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Galatasaray 25 17 3 5 50 19 12 8 3 1 29 7 13 9 0 4 21 12 31 54
2 Besiktas 24 16 3 5 53 26 12 9 1 2 27 7 12 7 2 3 26 19 27 51
3 Fenerbahce 25 16 3 6 47 27 13 7 1 5 21 16 12 9 2 1 26 11 20 51
4 Trabzonspor 25 14 6 5 32 24 12 7 1 4 17 15 13 7 5 1 15 9 8 48
5 Alanyaspor 25 12 6 7 40 24 13 9 2 2 28 11 12 3 4 5 12 13 16 42
6 Hatayspor 25 12 6 7 42 30 12 5 4 3 18 12 13 7 2 4 24 18 12 42
7 Gazisehir Gaziantep 25 10 9 6 37 29 13 7 5 1 23 12 12 3 4 5 14 17 8 39
8 Fatih Karagumruk 25 10 7 8 39 34 12 7 2 3 23 14 13 3 5 5 16 20 5 37
9 Antalyaspor 25 7 12 6 24 29 12 5 4 3 14 15 13 2 8 3 10 14 -5 33
10 Goztepe 25 8 8 9 35 31 12 5 4 3 23 14 13 3 4 6 12 17 4 32
11 Sivasspor 24 7 10 7 28 29 12 3 5 4 11 12 12 4 5 3 17 17 -1 31
12 Konyaspor 24 8 6 10 32 30 12 5 4 3 19 13 12 3 2 7 13 17 2 30
13 Yeni Malatyaspor 25 7 9 9 32 34 13 5 4 4 18 15 12 2 5 5 14 19 -2 30
14 Kasimpasa 25 8 5 12 29 40 13 6 2 5 17 20 12 2 3 7 12 20 -11 29
15 Rizespor 25 6 9 10 30 42 12 5 4 3 19 18 13 1 5 7 11 24 -12 27
16 Kayserispor 25 6 7 12 17 30 12 3 4 5 8 12 13 3 3 7 9 18 -13 25
17 BB Erzurumspor 25 6 7 12 24 39 13 1 6 6 11 19 12 5 1 6 13 20 -15 25
18 Istanbul Basaksehir 25 6 6 13 28 44 13 3 5 5 17 20 12 3 1 8 11 24 -16 24
19 Denizlispor 25 5 6 14 23 43 13 3 3 7 9 15 12 2 3 7 14 28 -20 21
20 Ankaragücü 24 5 5 14 27 40 12 4 2 6 16 18 12 1 3 8 11 22 -13 20
21 Genclerbirligi 24 5 5 14 20 45 12 3 3 6 14 22 12 2 2 8 6 23 -25 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.