GOZ vs RIZ Dream11: If Goztepe are looking to end a three-game skid then this is the game. No disrespect to their opponents, but there is a clear gulf between both team's position on the table as well as in the profile. Goztepe are aiming for European places, whereas Rizespor are struggling for life in the top tier of Turkish football. The match will be played at Göztepe Gürsel Aksel Stadium on Tuesday night (IST).
Form and recent results:
Goztepe are winless in the last four league games heading into this match.
They come into this game in the back of three straight defeats, last losing 2-0 at Kasimpasa.
Those results have yanked the team down to 8th on the table, and 15 points away from top-4.
Goztepe will remain 8th with or without the maximum return from this game.
Rizespor, as mentioned, above, are reeling inside the relegation zone at the moment.
They are 16th coming into this match but can move out of bottom either with a win or if they manage to get a draw in this game.
Rizespor are currently on a seven-game winless run, the second-worst such run in the Turkish League at the moment.
Host: Goztepe Visitors: Rizespor Competition: Turkish Super Lig Match Venue: Göztepe Gürsel Aksel Stadium Capacity: 19,713 Match Timing: March 17, @10:30 PM
GOZ vs RIZ Dream11 Football Team Prediction – Odds checker:
Goztepe to win: 2.15 (23/20), Probability to happen: 46.51% Rizespor to win: 3.20 (11/5), Probability to happen: 31.25% Draw: 3.50 (5/2), Probability to happen: 28.57%
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Goztepe vs Rizespor Team News:
Goztepe Team News:
Turkish right-winger Serdar Gurler and right-back Alpaslan Öztürk both will miss this game due to the injuries. No other injury concerns for the hosts.
Zlatko Tripic is likely to be named as Gurler's replacement in the playing 11.
Kamil Wilczek will lead the attack for the home side, with Halil Akbunar, Marcio Mossoro along with Tripic providing the support.
Beto should be in goal for the home team, while the likes of Berkan Emir, Titi, Celso Borges, Lamine Gassama should form the backline.
Goztepe key players:
Halil Akbunar: He is in good touch. He has five goals this season.
Soner Aydogdu: Goztepe's most in-form player at the moment. He is like a wall in the midfield. He can fetch you some points.
Rizespor team news:
The away side has some issues in this department as a couple of players are suspended to play this game.
Right-back Mykola Morozyuk was sent off in Rizespor's 2-1 away defeat against Ankaragucu last week and so is ineligible to play in this game.
Ismael Diomande is also suspended for this game due to the accumulation of yellow cards.
Orhan Ovacikil is likely to deputize at the right side of backline due to Morozyuk's suspension.
In addition, Aman Umur won't be available either for this game due to an injury. He is likely to be replaced by Braian Samudio in the playing 11.
Rizespor key players:
Milan Skoda: Rizespor's leading player this season with four goals.
Denys Harmash: On current form, he is the best player in this team.
Goztepe vs Rizespor predicted playing 11:
Goztepe: Beto (GK), Berkan Emir, Titi, Celso Borges, Lamine Gassama, Andre Biyogo Poko, Soner Aydogdu, Halil Akbunar, Marcio Mossoro, Zlatko Tripic, Kamil Wilczek Rizespor: Gokhan Akkan (GK), Orhan Ovacikli, Mohamed Abarhoun, Montassar Talbi, Dario Melnjak, Amedej Vetrih, Abdullah Durak, Fernando Boldrin, Denys Harmash, Braian Samudio, Milan Skoda
GOZ vs RIZ Dream11 Team prediction:
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