Mersin v Fenerbahce – Preview & Prediction
Mersin’s three game winning streak came to an end on the weekend as they suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of Bursaspor. Manager Riza Calimbay has stated that he is prioritising the league over the cup and is expected to field a weakened side against the Istanbul Giants.
Fenerbahce go into tonights game with one eye on Sunday’s intercontinental derby with Galatasaray. Manager Ismail Kartal has left several key names in Istanbul and will once again give young players a chance to prove themselves.
The Yellow Canaries drew 1-1 with Konyaspor on the weekend.
Both sides are expected to field weakened sides and are prioritising the weekends league clashes over the cup. Fenerbahce will look to keep things tight and take an advantage into the second leg which could lead to a low scoring encounter.
Under 2.5 goals.