Trabzonspor – Besiktas
Trabzonspor hosts the champion Besiktas in a game from the 24th round of the Turkish Super Lig.
Trabzonspor are currently 6th in the Super Lig with 36 points won from 23 games played. They have a record of 9 wins, 9 draws and 5 defeats since the beginning of the campaign. Trabzonspor are not having their best season ever, but they can be happy that they are at least positioned in the Top 6 of the Turkish league.
In their last five matches Trabzonspor made three draws, won once and lost once. In the previous round of the league Trabzonspor enjoyed a 2-1 win during the visit to Alanyaspor. The home team opened the score, but Trabzonspor won the game with goals by Burak Yilmaz and Abdulkadir Omur.
Now Trabzonspor are getting ready for their clash with the current champion of Turkey – Besiktas.
The Black Eagles are 3rd in the Super Lig standings, trailing on three points behind the first two teams in the standings – Galatasaray and Istanbul Basaksehir. Besiktas still have a chance to defend the title, but in order to do this, they have to make a really strong run until the end of the season.
Right now Besiktas have 44 points and a record of 12 wins, 8 draws and 3 defeats. In their last five games Besiktas won three times and made two draws. In the last round of the league they enjoyed a thrilling 3-1 win over Fenerbahce in one of the big derbies of Turkish football. Ricardo Quaresma scored two goals for the winning team, while Domagoj Vida added one more for the champions.
How we said, Besiktas still have chances to chase the title, but they need to win on a regular basis. And this match against Trabzonspor is another one which shall be called “a must win”.