Tip Trabzonspor - Basaksehir FK
With three matches remaining in the Turkish Super Lig Istanbul Basaksehir are well in the race for the title, being just two points behind leaders Besiktas and heading to the Sunday 21st May clash with Trabzonspor they will be hoping to go top. Trabzonspor, the hosts in this clash are fifth on the log, out of contention for Champions League football but still in the race for Europa League. Trabzonspor head to the game on the back of just one win in their last five, having drawn two and lost the other two. Playing at home, they have two wins in the last five, having also lost two and drawn once, scoring eight and conceded seven. Istanbul, on the other hand, have managed four wins and a draw in their last five outings. Playing away from home they have won three, drawn one and lost one, scoring nine and conceding seven. Head to head, the teams have met 19 times before with Tranzonspor winning 10 and Istanbul four.
Key points Trabzonspor - Basaksehir FK
Trabzonspor have five wins in their last 10 home matches.
Istanbul have three losses in their last 10 away matches.
Trabzonspor last beat Istanbul in 2015.
Conclusion Trabzonspor - Basaksehir FK
Trabzonspor have not had a good season by their standards while on the contrary Istanbul have been rampant in the season and have a sniff at the title. They will go to the game with that motivation as they hope Besiktas can also slip. That motivation is very key and is the reason I’d bet on Istanbul to win this game.