Goztepe – Galatasaray
Goztepe hosts the leader Galatasaray in a match from the last 34th round of the Turkish Super Lig.
Galatasaray needs just a point here to win the title. They are leaders with 72 points, having 3 points lead in front of Fenerbahce and Istanbul Basaksehir. Even a draw against Goztepe would be enough for the Istanbul giants to celebrate the title, becoming uncatchable for everyone else in the country.
So far Galatasaray have a record of 23 wins, 3 draws and 7 defeats. In their last five games they are flawless – five consecutive wins, which helped them to become the number one favourite for the title. And to be just one point away from the gold medals.
In the previous round Galatasaray enjoyed a 2-0 win at home against Yeni Malatyaspor, which was another step towards the title. Now they must make the last one.
But it won’t be easy, because Goztepe are a solid team.
Right now Goztepe are 6th in the Super Lig standings with 49 points. They are on par with the 7th Sivasspor, but they have better stats. Against Galatasaray Goztepe are playing not just for their honour and name, but also for keeping the 6th place in the final standings of the Super Lig.
Goztepe have a record of 13 wins, 10 draws and 10 losses. In their last five games they won twice and made three draws, being unbeaten. This gives them some more confidence against Galatasaray. They are going to need it.
This is our examination of the Super Lig clash between Goztepe and Galatasaray. This is a crucial fixture for the title race in Turkey this season. Can Galatasaray secure the title? Or maybe we are going to see some shocking final of the league this season? Let’s wait and we shall see.