Bursaspor are under no pressure going into the Fenerbahçe clash on Monday according to Green Crocodiles midfielder Josue.
“We have nothing to lose, we are under less pressure than Fenerbahçe and that could work in our favour,” Josue was quoted as saying by Eurosport TR.
Josue underlined that Bursaspor have struggled against the leagues stronger sides this season but that they are now a far improved team.
“We do not have the best record against teams above us in the league standings but we are now playing the best football he have done all season,” he added.
The Portuguese midfielder rose through the Porto youth ranks before joining Paços Ferreira in 2011 and then returning to the Portuguese giants in 2013 on a four-year deal.
The 24-year-old has seven goals and four assists in all competitions this season.
Bursaspor are currently in fourth place on 44 points after 26 games.
The Green Crocodiles have scored the highest number of goals in the Süper Lig this season (52).