Istanbul will come at a standstill when second placed Basaksehir clash with league leaders Galatasaray in matchday twelve of the Turkish super lig.
Basaksehir will be hoping to take full advantage of the local faithful to down the visiting Turkish giants.
The Istanbul based will come into the match in high spirits after edging past Yeni Malatyaspor 2-0 away from home in their last super lig encounter.
The hosts have registered mixed results in their last five matches coming into the clash managing two wins, two draws and suffered one defeat in the process.
The home team currently lie second in the Turkish to flight football with twenty-three points from eleven matches played and a win in this will see them move leave on points with their visitors.
Former Arsenal hit man Emmanuel Adebayor will be relied upon upfront to find the back of the net by the home team.Galatasaray clash with Basaksehir in the bitter Istanbul derby hoping to emerge top of the game against their formidable city rivals.
Galatasaray will come into the match in high spirits after thrashing sorry Gencerbirligi 5-1 at home in the super lig encounter.
The Turkish giants are in decent form coming into the match having managed three wins, registered one draw and suffered one defeat in their last five matches.
The visitors currently lead the super lig with twenty-six points from eleven matches played and a win in this will see them open up at least a five-point gap at the top while a defeat will see their visitors catch up with them.
Inform French marksman Bafetimbi Gomis will be the main goal threat for the visitors.
Aurelien Chedjou, Egemen Korkmaz, Manuel da Costa, Mahmut Tekdemir, Mehmet Batdal, and Emre Belozoglu while sit out for the hosts due to injury while Junior Cacara is out due to suspension.
Tolga Cigerci is the only injury casualty for the visitors while Serdar Aziz, Nigel de Jong, Hakan Balta and Sofiane Feghouli are out due to suspension.
The hosts have won three of the last five matches between the two sides, the visitors managing a single win and one draw has been registered in the other match.
Basaksehir probable line-up- Babacan, Attamah, Clichy, Epureanu, Erdem, Visca, Frei, Mossoro, Inler, Elia, Adebayor
Glatasaray probable line-up- Muslera, Mariano, Maicon, Camdal, Aziz, Cigerci, Belhanda, Rodrigues, Fernando, N’Diaye, Gomis