Prediction: Fenerbahce vs Sevilla – Soccer News

Prediction: Fenerbahce to win 3-1

Best Odds: 14/1


Fenerbahce and Sevilla will face each other in the UEFA Europa League this week. The second leg of the Round of 16 tie between the Turkish club and the Spanish outfit will be held at Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium and is scheduled to kick off at 5:45pm UK time on Thursday.


Fenerbahce are one of the biggest clubs of Turkey and are massive. They are one of the most famous clubs in Europe and have a global fanbase. Jorge Jesus’s side regularly win or challenge for the Turkish Süper Lig title, and things are going well for them at the moment.

Sarı Kanaryalar are second in the Turkish Super Lig table at the moment with 51 points from 23 matches. They are as many as nine points behind leaders Galatasaray, who have played 24 matches. Fenerbahce could very much win the league title this campaign.

Fenerbahce are still in the UEFA Europe League, but they need to do a lot of work to progress to the next round of the European competition. Sevilla won the first leg of the tie 2-0 in Spain, but Fenerbahce do have what it takes to overhaul that deficit in the second leg in Istanbul.

Team News:

Michy Batshuayi could start for Fenerbahce after recovering form injury. Diego Rossi could start for the Turkish giants, but  Miguel Crespo and Joshua King could miss out.


Sevilla are one of the biggest and most successful clubs in Spain and regularly challenge for the top four in the La Liga table. The Andalcuian side are also regulars in major European competitions, including the UEFA Champions League, but things have gone horribly wrong for this season.

Jorge Sampaoli’s side are as low as 13th in the La Liga table at the moment with 28 points from 25 matches. Sevilla are only two points above the relegation zone and are in danger of getting relegated to the Segunda Division at the end of the season.

Sevilla won the first leg of the tie against Fenerbahce 2-0 at home. They will be confident of getting the job done in the second leg on Thursday evening. Sevilla will head into the match on Thursday on the back of a 2-1 victory over Almeria at home in La Liga.

Team News:

Dmitrovic is set to start in goal for Sevilla. Nianzou, Gudelj and Telles will be the thre defenders. Mir will lead the line for the Spanish club. Gil will be among the attacking players.

Key Factors to Consider

  • Fenerbahce have won 4 of their last 6 competitive matches.
  • Fenerbahce have won 3 of their last 6 UEFA Europa League matches.
  • Sevilla have won their last 2 competitive games.
  • Sevilla have lost 3 of their last 6 competitive games.
  • Michy Batshuayi has scored 3 goals in 7 UEFA Europa League matches for Fenerbahce so far this campaign.


Fenerbahce may have 2-0 down from the first leg, but they are very strong at home and have a vociferous support behind them. An early goal for the home team could be massive for Fenerbahce. If they do score in the opening 20 minutes, then t is very likely that they will complete the comeback in the second leg.

Prediction: Fenerbahce to win 3-1

Best Odds: 14/1


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