Giresunspor 1-0 Galatasaray: beats 1-0 with a goal scored by M. Suleymanov


İSTANBUL. Giresunspor beats Galatasaray 1-0 after M. Suleymanov scored just 1 goal (11').

İSTANBUL. Giresunspor beats Galatasaray 1-0 after M. Suleymanov scored just 1 goal (11′). Galatasaray lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (60%).

The match was played at the Vodafone Stadyumu stadium in İstanbul on Saturday and it started at 7:00 pm local time. The referee was Arda Kardeşler with the help of Cevdet Kömürcüoğlu and Mehmet Emin Tuğral. The 4th official was Kadir Sağlam. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 9.5 degrees Celsius or 49.15 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 87%.​

Match Statistics

Galatasaray was in firm control of the ball 60% while Giresunspor was struggling with a 40% ball possession.

Galatasaray was more aggressive with 99 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 6 were on target. Even so, Giresunspor was able to find the solution to win this match.​

Galatasaray shot 14 times, 6 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Giresunspor shot 5 times, 3 on target, 2 off target.


Galatasaray received 2 yellow cards (A. Kara and V. Nelsson). On the other side, No yellow cards were issued to Giresunspor.

After playing this encounter, Galatasaray will stay with 27 points like Fatih Karagümrük to stay in the 10th place. On the other side, Giresunspor will have 22 points like Antalyaspor to stay in the 14th place.

Match Events

  • 11'

    M. Suleymanov


  • 18'

    C. Luyindama

    K. Arslan

  • 46'

    O. Caglayan

    E. Kilinc

  • 46'

    A. Kara

    B. Kutlu

  • 59'

    A. Kara

  • 62'

    A. Turan

    H. Dervisoglu

  • 62'

    U. Nayir

    I. Balde

  • 73'

    B. Yilmaz

    A. Cicaldau

  • 74'

    F. Diabate


  • 86'

    V. Nelsson

  • 87'


    M. Suleymanov

Next match

In the upcoming Super Lig match, Galatasaray will play away against Hatayspor on the 16th of January with a 2-1 head to head statistic in favor of Galatasaray (0 draws).

Giresunspor will host Kasımpaşa on the 16th of January with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Kasımpaşa (0 draws).

Galatasaray: Formation and Lineups

Galatasaray started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Fatih Terim chose to play with the following team: İsmail Çipe (6.5), Sacha Boey (6.9), Işık Kaan Arslan (6.4), Victor Nelsson (6.8), Ömer Bayram (7.1), Berkan Kutlu (6.4), Alexandru Cicâldău (6.9), Emre Kılınç (7.1), Olimpiu Moruțan (7.0), Ryan Babel (6.7) and Halil Dervişoğlu (6.7).


Galatasaray made 5 changes: K. Arslan for C. Luyindama (18′), E. Kilinc for O. Caglayan (46′), B. Kutlu for A. Kara (46′), H. Dervisoglu for A. Turan (62′) and A. Cicaldau for B. Yilmaz (73′).

Top player: Ömer Bayram

The player who no doubt impressed Galatasaray the most was Ömer Bayram.

His rating is (7.1) with 49 passes (83% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 8 crosses.

Giresunspor: Formation and Lineups

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

On the opposite side, Hakan Keleş played with: Okan Kocuk (7.6), Hayrullah Bilazer (7.5), Sergen Piçinciol (7.4), Alexis Pérez (7.2), Aziz Behich (6.6), Joey Pelupessy (7.0), Shapi Suleymanov (7.4), Zeki Yavru (7.4), Flávio (6.7), Serginho (6.8) and Ibrahima Baldé (7.2).


Giresunspor made 3 changes: I. Balde for U. Nayir (62′), Serginho for F. Diabate (74′) and M. Suleymanov for Douglas (87′).

Best player: Okan Kocuk

The player that probably impressed the most for Giresunspor was the goalkeeper: Okan Kocuk. His rating is 7.63. He performed 5 saves.

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