Super Lig: İstanbul Başakşehir overcomes Sivasspor 2-1

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İSTANBUL. İstanbul Başakşehir overcame Sivasspor to win 2-1.

İSTANBUL. İstanbul Başakşehir prevailed over Sivasspor to win 2-1. It was İstanbul Başakşehir to strike first with a goal of F. Gulbrandsen at the 17′. Then M. Tekdemir scored again for İstanbul Başakşehir in the 24′ minute with a goal. Eventually, Pedro Henrique reduced the distance for Sivasspor with a penalty. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​ İstanbul Başakşehir took advantage of its superior ball possession (56%).

The match was held at the Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadyumu Stadium in İstanbul on Saturday and this began at 1:00 pm local time. The referee was Mete Kalkavan with the help of Ceyhun Sesigüzel and Serkan Ok. The 4th official was Sarper Barış Saka. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 11.5 degrees Celsius or 52.77 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 62%.​

Match Statistics

İstanbul Başakşehir was in firm control of the ball 56% while Sivasspor was struggling with a 44% ball possession.

İstanbul Başakşehir was more aggressive with 63 dangerous attacks and 7 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons İstanbul Başakşehir won the match.

İstanbul Başakşehir shot 7 times, 3 on target, 2 off target. On the other side, Sivasspor shot 13 times, 5 on target, 3 off target.


İstanbul Başakşehir received 5 yellow cards (O. Sahiner, T. Cigerci, N. Chadli, L. Duarte and S. Okaka). On the opposite side, Sivasspor received 2 yellow cards (D. Goutas and K. Kesgin).

After this match, İstanbul Başakşehir will have 18 points to stay in the 9th place. On the other side, Sivasspor will stay with 13 points to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 17'

    F. Gulbrandsen

  • 24'

    M. Tekdemir

    N. Chadli

  • 43'

    O. Sahiner

  • 46'

    K. Kesgin

    H. Arslan

  • 46'

    E. Yesilyurt

    A. Oguz

  • 59'

    Pedro Henrique (Penalty)

  • 61'

    J. Caicara

    B. Ozcan

  • 66'

    L. James

    O. Kayode

  • 71'

    D. Goutas

  • 73'

    D. Aleksic

    F. Gulbrandsen

  • 73'

    L. Lima

    H. A. Kaldirim

  • 74'

    T. Cigerci

  • 78'

    N. Chadli

  • 79'

    P. Zulj

    M. Tekdemir

  • 89'

    K. Kesgin

  • 90'

    O. Yigiter

    Pedro Henrique

  • 90'

    L. Duarte

  • 90'

    S. Camara

    F. Ulvestad

  • 90'

    S. Okaka

Next match

In the upcoming Super Lig match, İstanbul Başakşehir will host Altay on the 26th of November with a 0-0 head to head.

Sivasspor will host Hatayspor on the 28th of November with a 0-0 head to head.

İstanbul Başakşehir: Formation and Lineups

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

The manager Erdinç Sözer chose to play with the following team: Volkan Babacan (7.1), Ömer Ali Şahiner (6.5), Léo Duarte (6.5), Youssouf Ndayishimiye (7.6), Hasan Ali Kaldırım (6.4), Tolga Ciğerci (7.1), Fredrik Gulbrandsen (7.4), Mahmut Tekdemir (8.0), Berkay Özcan (6.9), Nacer Chadli (6.8) and Stefano Okaka (7.0).


İstanbul Başakşehir made 4 changes: B. Ozcan for J. Caicara (61′), F. Gulbrandsen for D. Aleksic (73′), H. A. Kaldirim for L. Lima (73′) and M. Tekdemir for P. Zulj (79′).

Top player: Mahmut Tekdemir

The player who no doubt impressed İstanbul Başakşehir the most was Mahmut Tekdemir.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 37 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 8.

Sivasspor: Formation and Lineups

Sivasspor started with a aggressive line-up (4-3-3).

On the opposite side, Rıza Çalımbay played with: Ali Şaşal Vural (6.2), Ahmet Oğuz (6.6), Dimitris Goutas (6.6), Caner Osmanpaşa (6.7), Ziya Erdal (6.6), Fredrik Ulvestad (6.4), Hakan Arslan (6.2), Fayçal Fajr (7.4), Pedro Henrique (7.5), Olarenwaju Kayode (6.1) and Max Gradel (7.1).


Sivasspor made 5 changes: H. Arslan for K. Kesgin (46′), A. Oguz for E. Yesilyurt (46′), O. Kayode for L. James (66′), Pedro Henrique for O. Yigiter (90′) and F. Ulvestad for S. Camara (90′).

Top player: Pedro Henrique

Probably the most impressive player in Sivasspor was Pedro Henrique.

His rating is (7.5) with 1 goal, 24 passes (83% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 10.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Super Lig



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