Super Lig: Sivasspor recovers a 0-1 deficit to beat Rizespor 2-1

RIZE. Sivasspor found a way to turn the table against Rizespor to win 2-1.


RIZE. Sivasspor found a way to turn the table against Rizespor to win 2-1. It was Rizespor to strike first with a goal of T. Boyd at the 22′. Then it was a goal in the 32′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, F. Ulvestad gave the win to Sivasspor in the 76′ minute with a goal.

The match was played at the Çaykur Didi Stadyumu stadium in Rize on Monday and it started at 8:00 pm local time. The referee was Suat Arslanboğa with the assistance of Yusuf Bozdoğan and Murat Altan. The 4th official was Adnan Deniz Kayatepe. The weather was clear. The temperature was quite cold around 0.6 degrees Celsius or 33.01 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 72%.​

Match Statistics

The ball possession was identical with both team possessing the ball for 50% of the time.

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Rizespor was in possession of the ball for 50% of the time vs. Sivasspor that controlled the ball for 50% of the time.

Sivasspor was more aggressive with 72 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 3 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Sivasspor won the encounter.​

Rizespor shot 7 times, 1 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Sivasspor shot 12 times, 3 on target, 9 off target.


Rizespor received 2 yellow cards (L. Phiri and Ponck). On the other side, Sivasspor received 3 yellow cards (H. Arslan, M. Yatabare and F. Ulvestad).

After this encounter, Rizespor will stay with 36 points to stay in the 17th place. On the other side, Sivasspor will have 48 points like Galatasaray to stay in the 12th place.

Match Events

  • 22'

    T. Boyd

    E. Sabo

  • 32'

    E. Yesilyurt

  • 36'

    L. Phiri

  • 46'

    R. Mendes

    T. Boyd

  • 46'

    J. Pohjanpalo

    P. Cisse

  • 55'

    H. Arslan

  • 65'


  • 76'

    F. Ulvestad

  • 76'

    K. Kanatsizkus

    D. Hummet

  • 77'

    O. Kayode

    E. Yesilyurt

  • 81'

    Y. Bolasie

    A. Umar

  • 83'

    M. Yatabare

  • 86'

    E. Tecimer

    E. Sabo

  • 89'

    F. Ulvestad

  • 90'

    Z. Erdal

    F. Fajr

  • 90'

    I. Cofie

    M. Gradel

  • 90'

    S. Yilmaz

    F. Ulvestad

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Rizespor: Formation and Lineups

Rizespor adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Bülent Korkmaz chose to play with the following team: Gökhan Akkan (6.2), Gökhan Gönül (6.6), Carlos Ponck (6.8), Emirhan Topçu (6.5), Eren Albayrak (7.3), Erik Sabo (6.6), Lebogang Phiri (6.8), Tyler Boyd (7.1), Deniz Hümmet (6.7), Aminu Umar (6.5) and Papiss Demba Cissé (6.1).


Rizespor made 5 changes: T. Boyd for R. Mendes (46′), P. Cisse for J. Pohjanpalo (46′), D. Hummet for K. Kanatsizkus (76′), A. Umar for Y. Bolasie (81′) and E. Sabo for E. Tecimer (86′).

Top player: Eren Albayrak

The player who no doubt impressed Rizespor the most was Eren Albayrak.

His rating is (7.3) with 22 passes (81% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 10. He performed 3 crosses.

Sivasspor: Formation and Lineups

Also Sivasspor adopted the 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

On the opposite side, Rıza Çalımbay played with: Ali Şaşal Vural (6.6), Ahmet Oğuz (7.0), Aaron Appindangoyé (6.8), Caner Osmanpaşa (6.8), Uğur Çiftçi (6.8), Fredrik Ulvestad (8.0), Hakan Arslan (7.2), Erdoğan Yeşilyurt (7.5), Fayçal Fajr (6.8), Max Gradel (6.9) and Mustapha Yatabare (7.6).


Sivasspor made 3 changes: E. Yesilyurt for O. Kayode (77′), F. Fajr for Z. Erdal (90′) and M. Gradel for I. Cofie (90′).

Top player: Fredrik Ulvestad

Probably the most impressive player in Sivasspor was Fredrik Ulvestad.

His rating is (8.0) with 1 goal, 37 passes (91% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 4 duels out of 8.

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