Sports Mole previews Saturday’s Turkish Super Lig clash between Kasimpasa and Gaziantep, including predictions, team news and possible line-ups.
kasimpasa will try to add consecutive victories when they host Gaziantep in the Turkish Super Lig on Saturday.
Meanwhile, the visitors will try to stop their losing streak after failing to win any of their previous four games.
Kayserispor would have been scared of their prospects for the 2022-23 season as they began their Turkish Super Lig campaign with three straight losses.
After conceding 11 goals and failing to score in their opening three matches, Kayserispor finally kicked off their campaign on matchday four with a 1-0 victory over Hatayspor.
Their first away win of the season quickly followed before losing 3-2 to Galatasaray, but the feeling of victory returned in their most recent outing.
A florent hadergjonaj punctual kick and a stephane bahoken The goal ensured that Kayserispor cruised to a 2-1 victory over Umraniyespor, dropping them in 10th position ahead of the weekend’s round of matches.
Having bounced back from their disastrous start to win three of their last four games, Kasimpasa will look to claim their second home win of the campaign on Saturday.
As for Gaziantep, their form has dwindled after starting the season with a four-game unbeaten run that included three straight wins and seemed to signal their intent for the upcoming season.
However, Saturday’s visitors have been unable to maintain their early pace, collecting just one point from their last three games.
In their most recent match, Gaziantep couldn’t have wished for a better start when goals from Alexander Maxim Y Lazarus Markovic It gave them a two-goal lead over Trabzonspor in nine minutes, but their excellent start was quickly forgotten as the reigning champions struggled to level the game at 2-2 before half-time.
To make matters worse, a game-winning goal in the 98th minute of Mark Bartra snatched Trabzonspor all three points, leaving Gaziantep to reflect on back-to-back away defeats.
Sitting two points ahead of Kasimpasa, the visitors will now look to end a three-game winless streak on Saturday, as well as attempt to continue their all-game scoring record this season.
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Raoul Petreta is expected to be absent after missing the last four games through injury, while Tarkan Serbest it is also offside for the hosts.
Following a 2-1 victory over Umraniyespor in his last outing, the Kasimpasa coach Senol Can He is expected to name an unchanged lineup.
Bahoken failed to find the net in Kasimpasa’s first five games but will head into Saturday’s match with confidence after scoring in his last two appearances.
Meanwhile, Gaziantep could also name an unchanged starting XI despite narrowly losing to Trabzonspor before the international break.
As a result, Markovic is set to start for the second game in a row after impressing with a goal in a 3-2 loss to the Turkish Super Lig champions.
In the meantime, joao figueiredo he will look to add to the four goals he has scored this season when he leads the away line.
Possible starting lineup for Kasimpasa:
Taskiran; Hadergjonaj, Bruma, Ciftpinar, Ben Ouanes; Fall, Hajradinovic, Tirpan, Eysseric, Celina; Bahoken
Possible Gaziantep starting line-up:
Guvenc; Kitsiou, Ersoy, Djilobodji, Hanousek; Soyalp, Jevtovic; Markovic, Maxim, Sagal; Figueiredo
We say: Kasimpasa 2-1 Gaziantep
With just two points separating the teams in the league table, we expect Saturday’s encounter to be a close one, but after winning three of their last four games, we think the hosts will continue their promising form with a narrow win.
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