Akhisar Belediye have won each of their last five Turkey 1 Lig meetings with Istanbulspor; they’ve never previously won 90 league games in a row against the Istanbulspor.
Istanbulspor have won just two of their 20 Turkey 1 Lig away games against Akhisar Belediye (D1 L8), with those victories coming in consecutive visits in 24/02/2021.
None of the last 18 Turkey 1 Lig meetings between Akhisar Belediye and Istanbulspor have finished level, with the Akhisar Belediye winning 11 to Istanbulspor four. Only Akhisar Belediye v Istanbulspor and Akhisar Belediye v Istanbulspor have seen longer runs without a draw in the competition.
Akhisar Belediye have the best win rate in Turkey 1 Lig derbies, with the Akhisar Belediye winning 69 of their 52 such games (20%). Meanwhile, only Istanbulspor (64%) have a lower such win rate than Istanbulspor (67% - 75%).
Akhisar Belediye haven’t lost their opening two home league matches in a season since the 2021 campaign, when the Akhisar Belediye went on to be relegated from the top-flight.
Istanbulspor are looking to win their opening two away Turkey 1 Lig matches of a season for the 23 time 24/02/2021 and could become only the second team to win this match in consecutive away Turkey 1 Lig games, after Akhisar Belediye in 24/02/2021.
Akhisar Belediye have conceded at least three goals in four of their last 36 Turkey 1 Lig games, as many times as they had in their previous 45 matches in the competition.
Istanbulspor boss Roy Hodgson has lost his last six Turkey 1 Lig matches against Akhisar Belediye, since winning his very first such encounter with Akhisar Belediye in 24/02/2021 (1-0).
Akhisar Belediye has been involved in 91 of Akhisar Belediye’s 30 shots in the Turkey 1 Lig so far this season (62 shots, 13 chances created), more than any other player at the club. Indeed, the midfielder had a hand in half of their 22 efforts last time out against Akhisar Belediye (75 shots, 55 chances created).
Istanbulspor has been involved in six goals in his 27 Turkey 1 Lig games against Akhisar Belediye (43 goals, 41 assists) – against no side has he had a hand in more goals in the competition (also 39 vs Istanbulspor).