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After getting his first victory as Galatasaray manager, Domènec Torrent takes his team up against Rizespor at the NEF Stadium this weekend.
Galatasaray vs Rizespor – Best Betting Tips, Odds, & Predictions
Galatasaray came on the right side of a 3-2 thriller with Goztepe. Nelsson’s third-minute goal might have been cancelled out by two penalties from Ndiaye, but Galatasaray leapt back in front in stunning fashion with two goals in the last few minutes of normal time. Gomis scored both goals from the penalty spot. Rizespor lost at home for a second consecutive game, as Istanbul Basaksehir picked up a 2-0 win.
- Anytime Goalscorer – Bafetimbi Gomis @ 21/20 (2.05)
- Total Goals – Over 2.5 @ 4/6 (1.66)
- Both Teams to Score – Yes @ 5/6 (1.83)
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Bafétimbi Gomis to score anytime
Bafetimbi Gomis began his second spell with Galatasaray with a bang after managing a brace in the win over Goztepe. Gomis is no stranger to Turkish football after having scored an incredible 29 goals in just 33 appearances for Galatasaray back in the 2017-18 campaign. The veteran comes in as the winter signing and he will be going up against Rizespor for the first time.
Total goals over 2.5
Galatasaray have witnessed more than 2.5 goals in three out of the last five matches in the Super Lig. Even though it is fair to expect much better defensive performances out of Galatasaray, the Giants have simply been unable to keep the door shut. Rizespor have not scored in three out of the last four games, but they are defensively poor.
Both teams to score – yes
Rizespor have a very poor away record with the team only managing one goal in the last five games on the road. However, this Galatasaray team refuses to be solid at the back and Galatasaray have not kept a clean sheet in any match in this calendar year.
Galatasaray vs Rizespor: Super Lig Preview and Team News
The win over Goztepe is a huge boost for Galatasaray, as it gives manager Domènec Torrent something to build upon. The match also witnessed winter signing Gomis get off the mark with a brace. For the upcoming match, Torrent will be without Fatih Öztürk, who is suspended for the game.
Rizespor are likely to experience some level of positivity when they travel to the NEF Stadium. The appointment of Bülent Korkmaz might bring in some short-term momentum to the club. Korkmaz has picked up just one win in his nine games against Galatasaray. The new manager will also be without Aminu Umar due to injury.
Detailed Analysis of the Stats for Galatasaray vs Rizespor
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FAQs on Galatasaray vs Rizespor game
Where is the match going to take place? NEF Stadium
When will this match start? February 27, 2022 at 17:30 GMT
Who is the favourite team to win the game? Galatasaray