Turkish Cup – Trabzonspor vs Fenerbahce

On Ondokuz Mayis Stadyumu Ankara Ankara today at 20:45 Fenerbahce and Trabzonspor will meet in the Turkish Cup final. The stakes game is represented primarily the trophy, because in terms of qualification in the upcoming edition of the European Cup things are clear. Fenerbahce finished the domestic season in second place and will play in the Champions League, while Trabzonspor of Turkey Cup finalist position will evolve in the Europa League.

Both teams ended with a defeat on Saturday internal competition. Fenerbahce gave up with 2: 3 Karabukspor and Trabzon with 0: 2 field champion Galatasaray. If we form two bands this month we can say that Trabzonspor is better. Unlike the yellow-blue that one win, one draw and three defeats, Trabzon has two wins and as many failures. Fenerbahce has but a player who is going through an excellent period. Cameroonian Pierre Webo scored four goals in the last five vice-champion of Turkey. On the other side Trabzonspor boasts ten goals in two successive games before Saturday’s failure.

As you probably know Turkish Cup has a longer format than other similar European football competitions. Thus both Fenerbahe, and Trabzonspor have already played ten games in this edition of the cup.

Fenerbahce after six consecutive victories has never managed to win any of the last four games. In semi-final decided on penalties for Eskisehirspor score recorded in the two legs being similar, 1: 1. In both games Fener was headed, but equaling quickly.

Trabzonspor had pulled to arrive in Turkey Cup groups. In the last round before the group stage was run for 81 minutes by Kasimpasa managed to qualify after shootout. In the group stage Alanzhinho and company have won five of six games possible. A new managed comeback in the semi-finals, when after losing the first leg duel with Sivasspor 1: 2, they managed to win the second leg at tennis score, 6: 0, Pole Adrian Mierzejewski succeeding triple.

Fenerbahce are actually some problems before this game. Volkan Demirel and Meireles are suspended, while Selcuk Sahin and Serdar Kesimal is injured. From Trabzon Alanzinho not part of the batch, Emerson, Janko, Bamba and Colman.

The two teams met last time three months ago, Fener rivals on the field winning by 3: 0. Moreover since August 2010 struggles to move the team from Trabzon Fenerbahce, winning just two draws in five duels that have occurred since then.