17:00 GMT 24 December 2018
Over the couple days leading up to Christmas Day, it’s rare to find quality football but there is a big clash in the Turkish Super Lig as Antalyaspor play host to Fenerbahce on Christmas Eve.
It’s been hard to separate the two sides over the last few seasons as neither side have been able to build a strong run of results. In the last 10, Fenerbahce have won six whilst Antalyaspor have won the other four. It was the former who won the last two fixtures on both occasions when they met last season with 4-1 and 1-0 victories. In the last five meetings, there have been over 4.5 goals in two of them while the other three have only had one.
While Antalyaspor can go level on points with the team in 3rd, they can only leapfrog Besiktas with a win due to their negative goal difference. Doukara might miss out for the hosts which could be a problem for them. Latest matches: Antalyaspor
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A vital win for Fenerbahce would take them out of the drop zone and into 14th and with none of their star men out injured, they might be able to take advantage.
Latest matches: Fenerbahce
|13.12.2018||UEFA||FC Spartak Trnava||Fenerbahce||1:0||L|
|09.12.2018||Supe||Akhisar Bld Spor||Fenerbahce||3:0||L|
It’s such a surprise to see Fenerbahce struggling in the league and their poor form may well continue against Antalyaspor who are favourites to take all three points. The visitors will expect to score and they should be able to do that, therefore, backing Antalyaspor to win and both teams to score might be fruitful.
24 December 2018 - 17:00 GMT
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