TRB vs IBKS Dream11 Match Preview: Trabzonspor will play host to Istanbul Basaksehir for their 26th fixture in the Turkish League in what promises to be a cracker of a contest. Both clubs are currently on level terms with 52 points, but Trabzonspor’s superior goal difference place them right at the top of the league. However, the momentum is more on Istanbul’s side as they’ve won four games on the bounce, whereas, Trabzonspor has won three and drawn two of their last five games which has slowed down their progress a notch, With nine more league games remaining for both sides, the result in the upcoming fixture will be massive in the grand scheme of the title race.
Date- Sunday, March 15
Kick-Off- 6:30 PM (IST)
Venue- Senol Gunes Stadium
Kamil Ahmet Corekci and Yusuf Sari are the only ones who remain on the sidelines due to injury. Guilherme, on the other end, is undergoing suspension. Having said that, Huseyin Cimsir should persist with a similar lineup that squared off in the 3-1 win against Yeni Malatyaspor lately. With Cakir in at goal, Novak, Costa, Campi and Pereira should start as the back four, with Mikel in central defensive midfield. Nwakaeme, Sosa, Ndiaye and Ekuban should feature in the advanced role, whereas, Sorloth leads the line of attack.
The positive news for manager Okan Buruk is that he has no injuries to report. However, Carlos Ponck is expected to come in place of Alexandru Epureanu who undergoes suspension. Demba Ba and Enzo Crivelli will be expected to partner up front, while Visca, Kahveci, Tekdemir and Aleksic feature in midfield. Caicara, Skrtel, Ponck and Clichy should form the defence, whereas Gunok guards the goal.
TRB (Expected Playing 11)- Cakir; Novak, Costa, Campi, Pereira; Mikel; Nwakaeme, Sosa, Ndiaye, Ekuban; Sorloth
IBKS (Expected Playing 11)- Gunok; Caicara, Skrtel, Ponck, Clichy; Visca, Kahveci, Tekdemir, Aleksic; Ba, Crivelli
Alexander Sorloth has been lethal up top for Trabzonspor. Sorloth has bagged 19 goals and has seven assists with a pass accuracy of 71.8% from 25 appearances for his side. Having Sorloth in the Dream11 Match Prediction side should earn the user a valuable amount of points.
Edin Visca has been pivotal in the advanced role for Istanbul Basaksehir. Visca has scored eight goals and has 10 assists with a pass accuracy of 74.8% from 2232 minutes in the league this season. Visca’s inclusion in the today match prediction side could earn the user a decent amount of points.
Anthony Nwakaeme has impressed as well for Trabzonspor. The 30-year-old has 10 goals, six assists and has a pass accuracy of 78% from 23 appearances this season.
Demba Ba can pack a punch in the forward line for Istanbul Basaksehir. The former Newcastle striker has nine goals, four assists and has a pass accuracy of 75.9% from 1082 minutes in the Turkish League this season.
Considering that both teams are neck-and-neck in terms of points and have ample quality in their respective lockers, a draw seems to be the likely result.
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