Fenerbahçe reinforced its rise under the management of coach İsmail Kartal with a derby win. The yellow-dark blue team, which defeated its arch-rivals 2-0 with the goals of Miha Zajc and Serdar Dursun, and increased its score to 59, closed the week in the 2nd place after Konyaspor’s defeat to Çaykur Rizespor. Continuing to close the gap with the leader Trabzonspor for three weeks, Fenerbahçe took an important step for the 2nd rank, which is a more realistic target, although the championship probability is still very low.
PATIENT AND CORRECT GAME BROUGHT 3 POINTS
The yellow-dark blue team, which went into the derby with its rising form graphic and scored 11 goals in the matches of Aytemiz Alanyaspor, İttifak Holding Konyaspor and Yukatel Kayserispor, which they won in a row, with a total expectation of 7.85 goals, tried to score 3 points with their patient and correct game even though they were just one click away from the last weeks offensively. succeeded. According to the data of Comparisonator, a football data comparison platform covering 271 different leagues and in more than 100 parameters, the yellow-dark blue team managed to score 2 goals against Galatasaray, out of 0.84 goal expectation. Until the Galatasaray match, the yellow-dark blue team shot 51 shots, 27 of which were accurate, in the last 3 weeks, and 7 shots, 3 of which were accurate, in the derby match. Fenerbahce, who switched to a controlled game especially after finding the first goal against Galatasaray, gave only 1 accurate shot to his opponent.
ZAJC IS LIVING ONE OF THE BEST TIMES OF HIS CAREER
With İsmail Kartal’s coming to the position of technical director, he has provided a significant increase in the performance of many players in the team, and Miha Zajc is undoubtedly at the forefront of these names. The Slovenian player, who Vitor Pereira insistently wanted to stay in the team and who showed good performances from time to time during the Portuguese man’s period, made a serious breakthrough under Kartal management. Zajc, who increased the number of goals in the league to 8 with the goal he scored in the derby match, scored 5 of these goals during the period of İsmail Kartal. According to Comparisonator’s data, the 27-year-old player scored 6 of the 54 balls Fenerbahce won in the derby match. Zajc, who is one of the best names of the team in this field, has succeeded in winning 4 of the 9 offensive 1-1s he has entered.
MINISTER OF DEFENSE KIM MIN-JAE
Kim Min-Jae, who won the admiration of the fans with his performance and struggle since the day he was transferred to Fenerbahce, once again received great praise from everyone with his performance in the derby match. The South Korean defender prevented the yellow-red team from catching clear positions with his critical interventions in the derby match. The statistics captured by the experienced player in the match played on Sunday also prove how valuable his performance is. According to Comparisonator’s data, Kim won 13 balls in the Galatasaray match and managed to make 14 pass breaks. Capturing the best numbers of the week among the defenders in these two data, the South Korean player also did not make a pass error in his own half and scored 75 cakes and 68 hits.
İRFAN CAN CONTINUES TO LOOK
İrfan Can Kahveci, whom Fenerbahçe transferred with great hopes and the fans were very excited about due to the transfer process, could not reach the desired level due to the injuries he experienced. The experienced player, who was on the field by making sacrifices even though he was not fully ready, started to show himself in the right planning and organization after his last injury. Kahveci, who is among the players that İsmail Kartal trusts and emphasizes the most, had an important share in the victory with his assist as well as the elegant goal he scored in the Kayserispor match played in the 31st week of the league. The experienced player, who took part in the attack of the two goals scored in the derby, will be one of Kartal’s biggest trump cards in the remaining weeks of the league. On the other hand, İrfan Can was suspended in the Göztepe match, which will be played in the 33rd week of the league, after receiving a yellow card in the derby match.
THE FIRST 11 WAYS LOOKED FOR ARDA GULER
Along with the suspension of İrfan Can Kahveci in the Göztepe match, and the continuation of Mesut Özil’s dismissal process, young player Arda Güler had his first 11 chances against Göztepe. Arda Güler, who started to take more time especially with the arrival of İsmail Kartal and evaluates the minutes he took positively, and the yellow-dark blue fans cheering in every match, is expected to take the field in the first 11 against Göztepe.