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Basaksehir could be vulnerable after Europa League loss to Burnley

Attack-minded Kasimpasa to cause problems

Milos Jojic of Istanbul Basaksehir
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Turkish Super Lig
7.45pm Monday

Istanbul Basaksehir's Europa League adventure was ended by Burnley on Thursday and they could struggle to justify being odds-on favourites away to Kasimpasa.

Turkish teams have made a difficult start to the season in Europe, perhaps suggesting the top sides are not as strong as they once were. Basaksehir have been eliminated by Burnley and Fenerbahce were knocked out of the Champions League qualifiers by Benfica.

Even Besiktas needed a last-gasp Alvaro Negredo goal to go through in the Europa League on away goals against LASK Linz of Austria so maybe a lack of sustained and serious investment in recent years is beginning to tell.

Basaksehir's most expensive signing in the summer was Milos Jojic from relegated Bundesliga club Cologne for £1.8m, although the club does carry a decent wage bill with Emmanuel Adebayor, Gael Clichy and Arda Turan on the books.

Turan is suspended and Kasimpasa scored only five goals fewer than Basaksehir in last season's Super Lig.

No team allowed more shots than the hosts but they can cause a threat going forward as highlighted by last week's 3-2 season-opening win at Rizespor to continue a run of scoring in 16 of their last 17 league games.

Recommendation
Kasimpasa or draw double chance
1pt 11-10 bet365

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Turan is suspended and Kasimpasa scored only five goals fewer than Basaksehir in last season's Super Lig
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