The match of 40th round between Galatasaray и Besiktas took place at Turk Telekom Arena on 8 May 2021, Saturday.
The last meeting of these teams took place more than a month ago (17 January 2021) and ended with the victory of Besiktas with a score 2-0.
The distance between the teams in the league table is 6 points. In addition, the both teams are in the TOP position in the standings.
Galatasaray is in the TOP-4 with 75 points. This is the 37th of 40 team game in the tournament.
The difference with the nearest team on top is 1 point (Galatasaray can score 9 points). In addition, the distance from the first place is 6 points (9 points are possible). The nearest pursuer is 11 points lower and has the opportunity to score 9 points additionally. The goal difference is 70:33. In addition, the Galatasaray offensive line is one of the TOP-4 in the tournament. Galatasaray has the best defensive record in the league.
Besiktas is the leader of the tournament with 81 points. This is the 37th of 40 team game in the tournament.
The nearest pursuer is 5 points lower and has the opportunity to score 9 points additionally. The goal difference is 85:38. In additional, Besiktas has the best offensive record in the league.
Galatasaray has won all of 5 recent matches.
The team scored 18 points оn its own field in 10 last matches, with the following results 5 wins, 3 draws and 2 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 20-14. The average number of goals is 2. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.7.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Mostafa Mohamed (5), Muhammed Akturkoglu (5), Emre Akbaba (4), Radamel Falcao (3), Henry Onyekuru (2), Gedson Fernandes (1), Emre Kilinc (1).
The team scored 22 points when playing away in 10 last matches, with the following results 7 wins, 1 draw и 2 losses. The difference between scored and conceded goals is 19-11. The average number of goals is 1.9. The average number of cards in 10 last matches is 2.8.
The team has participated in 4 matches over the past two weeks. This can cause team fatigue and require the rotation of the main players.
Leading players in the last 15 matches in all tournaments: Cyle Larin (8), Rachid Ghezzal (5), Georges-Kevin N'Koudou (5), Vincent Aboubakar (4), Cenk Tosun (3), Domagoj Vida (2), Gokhan Tore (2).