On-loan Manchester City defender Jason Denayer is expected to start for the Lions but Galatasaray are still without star playmaker Wesley Sneijder and captain Selcuk Inan due to injury.
Galatasaray are currently eighth in the league and five points off a European spot.
GALATASARAY – ÇAYKUR RİZESPOR
Stadium: Türk Telekom Arena
Referee: Bülent Yıldırım
Kick-Off: 17:00 (Local Time)
Galatasaray: Muslera, Koray, Denayer, Semih, Carole, Chedjou, Bilal, Yasin, Emre, Olcan, Podolski.
Manager: Jan Olde Riekerink
Rizespor: Itanje, Orhan, İsmail, Oboabona, Viera, Sylvestre, Koray, Sercan, Ahmet, Mehmet, Tuszynski.
Manager: Hikmet Karaman