Trabzonspor and Empoli meet each other in the final friendly fixture of the summer for the Turkish outfit. Sportplatz Langau will be the location for this game on July 25, 2022. The friendly is likely to see substantial changes to the starting line-up as both managers try to identify their best lineup before the competitive games begin.
Trabzonspor vs Empoli – Top Predictions & Free Betting Tips
Trabzonspor began preparations for the new campaign with a disappointing round of results in the pre-season and the latest of them was a 3-0 loss against Torino at home. Empoli have been quite impressive during the early pre-season games with the team dispatching lower league opposition with relative ease.
Empoli have had a good run of pre-season games but they have largely come up against weaker opposition. Trabzonspor are the only big opponent that Empoli are about to face offered in the pre-season. However, the situation is different for Trabzonspor, who will have one eye on the upcoming cup game against Sivasspor this weekend. Manager Abdullah Avci might take it slow with regard to his first-teamers for this reason.
Both Teams to Score – Yes
Trabzonspor have been defensively awful in the pre-season games and this is unlikely to change even in the final friendly against Empoli, who have been in good scoring form. This game is likely to witness goals at both ends.
Top Stats and Recent Form ahead of Trabzonspor vs Empoli
Here are the top stats for the game along with a tool to help you pick the best odds.
14/07/22 – CLF – Trabzonspor 2 – 1 MTK
16/07/22 – CLF – Trabzonspor 2 – 2 Slovacko
23/07/22 – CLF – Trabzonspor 0 – 3 Torino
14/07/22 – CLF – Empoli 11 – 0 Calcio Castelfiorentino
19/07/22 – CLF – Empoli 3 – 0 Seravezza
Trabzonspor vs Empoli: Battle for Form Ahead of the Competitive Action
Trabzonspor have had a very difficult summer with the team unable to get momentum going in the pre-season games. This does not bode well ahead of the new season, which starts with the game against Sivasspor this weekend. It is very likely that the team will go with the same lineup that lost against Torino.
Trabzonspor Predicted Line-Up:
Uurcan Cakir, Jens Larsen, Vitor Hugo, Evren Elmali, Marek Hamsik, Edin Visca, Anastasios Bakasetas, Trezeguet, Dorukhan Tokoz, Berat Ozdemir, Andreas Cornelius
Empoli have had a busy summer of transfer activity with the club witnessing the arrival of several new players. At the same time, the likes of Samuele Ricci and Kristjan Asllani also have had to be replaced. The team has strengthened the squad through the arrival of players like Razvan Marin on loan deals.
Empoli Predicted Line-Up:
Guglielmo Vicario, Petar Stojanovic, Sebastiano Luperto, Liberato Cacace, Mattia Viti, Liam Henderson, Fillippo Bandinelli, Razvan Marin, Nicolas Haas, Nedim Bajrami, Martin Satriano
Trabzonspor: Hüseyin Türkmen is out with a muscle injury while Bruno Peres has an Achilles tendon rupture. Serkan Asan is also unavailable with a ruptured meniscus.
Empoli: Lorenzo Tonelli is the only player missing from action due to a cruciate ligament injury.
Questions about Trabzonspor vs Empoli
Where is the match scheduled? Sportplatz Langau
When does this match start? 25th July 2022 at 17:00 GMT
Which team is the favourite to win? FC Trabzonspor