Super Lig: Gaziantep F.K. defeats Fatih Karagümrük 3-1


GAZIANTEP. Gaziantep F.K. defeats Fatih Karagümrük 3-1.

GAZIANTEP. Gaziantep F.K. overcomes Fatih Karagümrük 3-1. Gaziantep F.K. got an early 2-0 lead with 2 goals from F. Soyalp (6′) and M. Demir (18′). Fatih Karagümrük tried to recover with a goal from E. Mor (51′). However, the match was closed by a goal (73′) scored by J. Figueiredo for Gaziantep F.K.. Fatih Karagümrük was vastly superior in terms of ball possession (61%).​

The match was played at the Gaziantep Stadyumu stadium in Gaziantep on Saturday and it started at 1:30 pm local time. The referee was Zorbay Küçük with the assistance of Mehmet Kısal and Hakan Karabalcık. The 4th official was Alper Akarsu. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold around 13 degrees Celsius or 55.33 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 54%.​

Match Statistics

Fatih Karagümrük was in firm control of the ball 61% while Gaziantep F.K. was struggling with a 39% ball possession.

Fatih Karagümrük was more aggressive with 67 dangerous attacks and 14 shots of which 4 were on target. Even so, Gaziantep F.K. was capable to find the solution to win this encounter.​

Gaziantep F.K. shot 13 times, 6 on target, 7 off target. On the other side, Fatih Karagümrük shot 14 times, 4 on target, 10 off target.


Gaziantep F.K. received 1 yellow card (A. Merkel). On the opposite side, Fatih Karagümrük received 3 yellow cards (T. Torun, C. Erkin and B. Bekaroglu).

After this match, Gaziantep F.K. will have 28 points like Beşiktaş and Alanyaspor to stay in the 9th place. On the opposite side, Fatih Karagümrük will stay with 27 points like Galatasaray to stay in the 11th place.

Match Events

  • 6'

    F. Soyalp

  • 10'

    T. Torun

  • 18'

    M. Demir

  • 39'

    C. Erkin

  • 46'

    J. Balkovec

    C. Erkin

  • 46'

    Y. Karamoh

    T. Torun

  • 46'

    E. Mor

    E. Oztumer

  • 49'

    S. Dursun

    D. Luckassen

  • 50'

    A. Merkel

  • 51'

    E. Mor

  • 71'

    O. Ceylan

    M. Demir

  • 73'

    A. Pesic

    Y. Salibur

  • 73'

    J. Figueiredo

  • 83'

    A. Sagal

    H. Mendyl

  • 83'

    A. El Messaoudi

    F. Soyalp

  • 86'

    B. Bekaroglu

  • 88'

    M. Cihan

    A. Maxim

  • 89'

    T. Borven

    J. Figueiredo

Next match

In the upcoming Super Lig match, Gaziantep F.K. will play away against Beşiktaş on the 14th of January with a 2-2 head to head statistic.

Fatih Karagümrük will host Rizespor on the 15th of January with a 1-0 head to head record in favor of Fatih Karagümrük (2 draws).

Gaziantep F.K.: Formation and Lineups

Gaziantep F.K. started with a 5-3-2 line-up (5-3-2).

The manager Erol Bulut chose to play with the following team: Günay Güvenç (6.4), Stelios Kitsiou (6.4), Ertuğrul Ersoy (6.8), Alin Toșca (7.3), Halil Ibrahim Pehlivan (6.2), Hamza Mendyl (6.2), Furkan Soyalp (7.9), Alexander Merkel (6.5), Alexandru Maxim (7.4), Joao Figueiredo (8.6) and Muhammet Demir (7.6).


Gaziantep F.K. made 5 changes: M. Demir for O. Ceylan (71′), H. Mendyl for A. Sagal (83′), F. Soyalp for A. El Messaoudi (83′), A. Maxim for M. Cihan (88′) and J. Figueiredo for T. Borven (89′).

Top player: Joao Figueiredo

Probably the most impressive player in Gaziantep F.K. was Joao Figueiredo.

His rating is (8.6) with 1 goal, 15 passes (80% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5. He performed 1 cross.

Fatih Karagümrük: Formation and Lineups

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

On the other side, Atılay Canel played with: Emiliano Viviano (6.0), Derrick Luckassen (6.2), Burak Bekaroğlu (6.4), Ervin Zukanović (6.1), Caner Erkin (6.8), Adnan Ugur (6.2), Lucas Biglia (7.7), Erhun Oztumer (6.4), Tunay Torun (6.8), Yannis Salibur (7.0) and Fabio Borini (6.8).


Fatih Karagümrük made 5 changes: C. Erkin for J. Balkovec (46′), T. Torun for Y. Karamoh (46′), E. Oztumer for E. Mor (46′), D. Luckassen for S. Dursun (49′) and Y. Salibur for A. Pesic (73′).

Top player: Lucas Biglia

Probably the most impressive player in Fatih Karagümrük was Lucas Biglia.

His rating is (7.7) with 78 passes (89% accurate) and 3 key passes. He was won 6 duels out of 8. He performed 3 crosses.

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