Trabzonspor vs Altay pre-match info: Guests in for a grim task at Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı

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Competition: Turkey Super Lig
Competition: Sun 15.May
Match begins: 13:00 (UTC)
Venue: Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı

Trabzonspor are thought of as favourites to win this home game versus Altay, if the league table is to be trusted. Or could we be eyeing a possible shock?

Insights:
  • Trabzonspor have the fewest conceded goals (32) in Super Lig
  • Altay have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.

Trabzonspor have already won the league and the fans have gone wild! Even so, with the trophy already secured there could be issues regarding the team's motivation in this one. Altay are nearing the end of this stay in this division as relegation is now unavoidable.

Everyone involved with the away team has to get their travel gear ready for this match as there's a whopping 1400 kilometers to cover before arriving at the match.

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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Trabzonspor form and stats

The home supporters can't complain about results here at Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı as Trabzonspor have scored 33 goals to get 40 points from 18 games. The overall stats in the Super Lig are 11-7-0 (wins-draws-losses). Three draws from their last three home games means a steady supply of points here at Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı, but a victory now would be sweet for Trabzonspor.

The club members hope that Trabzonspor will strike back in this game, putting things right after the 2-4 away loss in the Turkish Cup fixture against Kayserispor.

Before that, Trabzonspor played out a Super Lig draw 1-1 when visiting Hatayspor.

Trabzonspor have proved capable of finding the net in their games here at Atatürk Olimpiyat Stadı with 33 goals in 18 league matches. From these home matches, Trabzonspor have conceded only 16 goals.

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Altay form and stats

Altay have only collected 15 points from their away games in the Super Lig, after 4-3-11 (18 played).

Altay's last game was the home draw against Giresunspor (1-1). Midfielder Rodríguez was the best performer of that match, with a rating of 8.04. Rodríguez hit six key passes and dribled past the opponent 3 of 6 times.

Preceding that game was the away victory against Hatayspor with the score of 1-0.

Altay struggle to build an impenetrable defensive wall in away matches with a total of 28 goals conceded from these games.

Head 2 Head

This isn't the first time these two sides get together this campaign, as the statistics show this recent fixture: Altay - Trabzonspor 1-2. Head-2-head stats last four meetings: four - zero - zero (Trabzonspor wins - draws - Altay wins). As for goals, three matches ended with three or more goals (over 2,5), one had two or less.

Top Goalscorers

TrabzonsporA. Cornelius
A. Cornelius
15 goals
TrabzonsporA. Nwakaeme
A. Nwakaeme
11 goals
TrabzonsporJ. Tavares Semedo
J. Tavares Semedo
10 goals

Trabzonspor missing players

Altay missing players

Trabzonspor Altay
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
36 18 6 Played P 5 18 36
22 11 5 Won W 1 4 9
12 7 1 Drew D 2 3 7
2 0 0 Lost L 2 11 20
66 33 14 Scored S 6 18 36
32 16 6 Conceded C 6 28 51
94% 94% 100% Over 0.5 O 0.5 60% 89% 92%
81% 83% 83% Over 1.5 O 1.5 60% 67% 69%
53% 50% 67% Over 2.5 O 2.5 60% 56% 50%
28% 28% 33% Over 3.5 O 3.5 40% 33% 22%
11% 11% 33% Over 4.5 O 4.5 20% 11% 8%
67% 67% 67% BTTS BTTS 60% 56% 56%
33% 33% 33% Clean Sheets C S 40% 22% 19%
6% 6% 0% Failed to Score F T 40% 33% 33%
 
4.8 5.6 6 Corners for (avg) C F 3.2 3.9 4.4
4.8 4 5.2 Corners against (avg) C A 4.8 6.4 5.4
1.8 1.6 1.2 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 2 2.3 2.3
4 2 0 Red cards R C 1 3 4
 
12.3 13.9 17 Shots (avg) S ( 8.2 8 9.8
5.2 6 7.3 Shots on Target (avg) S O 2.8 3 3.8
35% 31% 32% Goal Efficiency G E 43% 33% 26%
 
11.9 11.3 12.3 Shots against (avg) S A 12.8 13.6 12.1
4.4 4.6 4.8 Shots on Target against (avg) S O 4.8 6.1 5.5
Key stats in Super Lig this season:
  • Altay have played more matches over 2,5 goals away than home.
  • Trabzonspor have not yet lost a game at home.
  • Trabzonspor have scored at least twice as many goals as they have conceded.
  • Trabzonspor have the fewest conceded goals (32) in Super Lig
  • Trabzonspor have the fewest conceded goals in the second half (15) in Super Lig
  • Trabzonspor have the most points from losing position (24) in Super Lig
  • Trabzonspor have the most scored goals in the first half (35) in Super Lig
  • Trabzonspor have the the best goal difference (+34) 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 Kasimpasa 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.