Sivasspor – Besiktas

Sivasspor welcomes Besiktas in a match from the 17th round of the Turkish Super Lig.

Sivasspor are performing as a typica midtable team so far. They are 9th in the Super Lig standings with 23 points so far and a record of 7 wins, 2 draws and 7 defeats. In their last game they made a 1-1 draw against Alanyaspor away from home.

The champion Besiktas is currently 4th in the league standings with 30 points, but trailing on just 3 points behind the leader istanbul Basaksehir. The Black Eagles have a record of 8 wins, 6 draws and 2 losses. They are unbeaten in their last five matches, but three of them ended with a draw. In their last game Besiktas managed to win against Osmanlispor at home – 5-1.

The title race in the Turkish league looks very interesting at the moment. The difference between the 1st Istanbul Basaksehir and the 6th Goztepe is just 3 points. Fenerbahce, Galatasaray and Besiktas are all very close to the top, but clubs like Istanbul Basaksehir, Kayserispor and Goztepe are also looking ready to challenge for something more in this campaign. They shall not be underrestimated.

Besiktas had a very good time in the Champions League this autumn. The Black Eagles won their group and qualified for the 1/8-finals, where they are going to meet the German giants Bayern Munich. They started their participation in the Super Lig with some problems, but now they look ready to challenge for the first place once again.

As for Sivasspor, they are feeling good at their current position, that’s for sure. Their main goal is survival and finishing at the middle of the table. At this moment they are moving very well in the league, so they could be calm about their future in the Super Lig.