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Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir Betting Tips, Predictions & Odds - Basaksehir backed to advance in Copenhagen

  • Copenhagen need to overturn a 1-0 deficit against Istanbul Basaksehir
  • Copenhagen have drawn 4 of their last 8 Europa League matches
  • Istanbul Basaksehir recently lifted their first Turkish Super Lig title
  • Istanbul Basaksehir are undefeated in 12 of their last 14 matches
  • Istanbul Basaksehir have won 5 of their last 7 Europa League matches
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Istanbul Basaksehir beat Copenhagen 1-0 in May (Getty Images)

Copenhagen host Istanbul Basaksehir in the UEFA Europa League round of 16 on Wednesday. The Danish club suffered a 1-0 defeat in Turkey, can they turn it around against the Turkish champions at Telia Parken?

Copenhagen Form


Copenhagen had a poor season by their high standards, finishing second in the Danish Superliga. Staale Solbakken’s side finished 14 points behind Midtjylland after a sloppy end to their domestic campaign.

They failed to win in six matches from late June, suffering four defeats and two draws. Copenhagen won their final two matches, 1-0 at AaB and 2-1 against Nordsjaelland with Dame N'Doye scoring a late winner.

Copenhagen Team News


Copenhagen are missing Uruguayan striker Michael Santos who is suspended.

Istanbul Basaksehir Form


Istanbul Basaksehir will be full of confidence after recently winning their first Turkish Super Lig title. Okan Buruk’s side finished four points clear of Trabzonspor after losing just five of their 34 matches.

Basaksehir won 2-0 against Denizlispor before a 4-3 defeat at Konyaspor. They bounced back with a 1-0 win against Kayserispor to secure the title and finished with a 3-2 defeat at Kasımpasa despite late goals to Demba Ba and Edin Visca.

Istanbul Basaksehir Team News


Manager Okan Buruk has a full strength side available and will select his strongest starting XI.

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir Head to Head


These clubs have played once in the 1st leg in March. Istanbul Basaksehir beat Copenhagen 1-0 in Istanbul with Edin Visca scoring a late penalty.

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir Odds


Copenhagen are 2.55 favourites at Unibet with Istanbul Basaksehir available at 3.00. A draw is listed at 3.40.

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir Match Up


Little separates these clubs in terms of class which was reflected in the 1st leg. Copenhagen’s home advantage could be diminished here without fans and Istanbul Basaksehir have 10 days to prepare for this match.

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir Stats


  • Copenhagen have won lost 4 of their last 7 matches (Danish Superliga).
  • Copenhagen are undefeated in 4 of their last 5 home matches (Europa League).
  • Copenhagen have drawn 4 of their last 8 matches (Europa League).
  • Istanbul Basaksehir are undefeated in 12 of their last 14 matches (all competitions).
  • Istanbul Basaksehir have won 5 of their last 7 matches (Europa League).

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir FAQ

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Where is Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir being played?

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir is being played at Telia Parken in Copenhagen, Denmark.

When is Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir being played?

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir is being played at 17:55 BST on Wednesday 5 August 2020.

What competition are Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir playing in?

Copenhagen vs Istanbul Basaksehir are playing in the UEFA Europa League.

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Verdict

Copenhagen were in poor form to finish the season while Istanbul Basaksehir won the Super Lig title. The Turkish club are good enough to earn a draw and progress to the quarter-finals.

Best Bet: Draw Full Time Result @+240 at BetMGM - 3 Units
Correct Score Tip: 1-1 Draw Correct Score @+550 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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