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Ismail Kartal warns players about Antalyaspor!

Antalyaspor, which Fenerbahçe will face this weekend, has not suffered a defeat in the 6 matches since Sergen Yalçın took charge. Coach Ismail Kartal has cautioned his players ahead of the crucial match.

January has been exceptionally good for . Under 's guidance, the team navigated a busy period with 6 wins and 1 draw in 7 official matches, minimizing the damage. Now, the Yellow-Navy team faces another tough challenge, an away match against . The Mediterranean side has become a formidable opponent since took over. In the last 6 league matches, they secured 2 wins and 4 draws, scoring 6 goals and conceding 4. Along with Antalyaspor's resilient performance, Sergen Yalçın's record as a coach against Fenerbahçe is also quite impressive. In the last 5 encounters, he won 3 and drew 2 against the Yellow-Navy team, remaining unbeaten.

“Let's not be generous this time”

Ismail Kartal has rolled up his sleeves to prepare his team for this critical challenge. The experienced coach not only emphasizes how his players should perform but also stresses the importance of the match.

Antalyaspor gave Fenerbahçe a tough time in the first half of the season in Kadıköy, with Fenerbahçe narrowly winning 3-2. Kartal reminds the team of that match, saying, “We know how dangerous and resilient Antalyaspor is. They have gained a positive momentum since Sergen Yalçın took charge and haven't suffered a defeat. We should be the ones to hand them their first loss. For that, we need to be very cautious in defense from the first whistle to the last. Additionally, in the attacking front, we should be more decisive and less generous than in recent weeks.”

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