Altay overcomes Sakaryaspor 2-1 with M. Paixao scoring 2 goals

ADAPAZARı. Altay beat Sakaryaspor to win 2-1. M. Paixao was the key to score 2 goals.

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ADAPAZARı. Altay topped Sakaryaspor to win 2-1. M. Paixao was the key to score 2 goals. It was Altay to strike first with a goal of M. Paixao at the 10′. Then M. Paixao scored again for Altay in the 45′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Eventually, I. Donkor reduced the distance for Sakaryaspor with a goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ Sakaryaspor was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (67%).​

The match was played at the Sakarya Atatürk Stadı stadium in Adapazarı on Saturday and it started at 4:00 pm local time. The referee was Adnan Deniz Kayatepe who was helped by Deniz Turgut and Mehmet Şahan Yılmaz. The 4th official was Erdem Mertoğlu. The weather was clear. The temperature was pleasant around 15.4 degrees Celsius or 59.76 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 80%.​

Match Statistics

Sakaryaspor was in firm control of the ball 67% while Altay was struggling with a 33% ball possession.

Sakaryaspor was more aggressive with 55 dangerous attacks and 4 shots of which 2 were on target. Nonetheless, Altay managed to find the solution to win this contest.​

Sakaryaspor shot 4 times, 2 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, Altay shot 2 times, 2 on target, 0 off target.


Sakaryaspor received 1 yellow card (I. Erdogan). On the opposite side, Altay received 3 yellow cards (S. Sarikaya, O. Ozenc and C. Gulselam).

After playing this encounter, Sakaryaspor will stay with 15 points to move up in the 8th place. On the other side, Altay will have 8 points to stay in the 17th place.

Match Events

  • 10'

    M. Paixao

    C. Gulselam

  • 21'

    S. Sarikaya

  • 44'

    K. Kassongo (Goal Disallowed)

  • 44'

    O. Ozenc

  • 45'

    M. Paixao

  • 46'

    Odise Roshi

    Kaiyne Woolery

  • 46'

    Yusuf Tekin

    Mohammad Naderi

  • 46'

    Hıfsullah Erdoğan

    Oğuz Yıldırım

  • 46'

    Hakan Yavuz

    Emirhan Aydogan

  • 48'

    I. Donkor

  • 57'

    I. Erdogan

  • 67'

    B. Suleyman

    O. Sol

  • 71'

    P. Kanianga

    K. Kasongo

  • 73'

    Z. Yildirim

    A. Gezer

  • 82'

    K. Yokuslu

    T. Unlu

  • 82'

    C. Gulselam

  • 90'

    M. Uluc

    M. Paixao

Next match

In the upcoming 1. Lig match, Sakaryaspor will play away with Manisa BBSK on the 6th of November with a 0-0 head to head record.

Altay will host Bandırmaspor on the 5th of November with a 1-1 head to head statistic.

Sakaryaspor: Formation and Lineups

Sakaryaspor started with a mid-fielder-oriented line-up (4-1-4-1).

The manager Serkan Özbalta chose to play with the following team: Cihan Topaloğlu, Hüsamettin Tut, Isaac Opoku Donkor, Oğuz Yıldırım, Çağlayan Menderes, Yasin Pehlivan, Ozan Sol, Emirhan Aydoğan, Michał Nalepa, Kaiyne Woolery and Kabongo Kassongo.


Sakaryaspor made 5 changes: E. Aydogan for H. Yavuz (46′), O. Yildirim for I. Erdogan (46′), K. Woolery for O. Roshi (46′), O. Sol for B. Suleyman (67′) and K. Kasongo for P. Kanianga (71′).

Altay: Formation and Lineups

Altay started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the other side, Sinan Kaloglu played with: Ozan Evrim Özenç, İbrahim Öztürk, Tolga Ünlü, Eric Björkander, Salih Sarıkaya, Mohammad Naderi, Efe Sarıkaya, Ceyhun Gülselam, Arda Gezer, Marco Filipe Lopes Paixão and Eren Erdoğan.


Altay made 3 changes: M. Naderi for Y. Tekin (46′), A. Gezer for Z. Yildirim (73′) and T. Unlu for K. Yokuslu (82′).

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the 1. Lig

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