2020–21 Gençlerbirliği S.K. season

The 2020–21 season was the 98th season of Gençlerbirliği S.K. in existence and the club's second consecutive season in the top flight of Turkish football. In addition to the domestic league, Gençlerbirliği participated in the season's edition of the Turkish Cup. The season covers the period from July 2020 to 30 June 2021.

Gençlerbirliği
2020–21 season
PresidentMurat Cavcav
ManagerMert Nobre
(until 10 November 2020)
Mustafa Kaplan
(until 1 February 2021)
Mehmet Altıparmak
(until 8 March 2021)
Özcan Bizati
(from 12 March 2021)
StadiumEryaman Stadium
Süper Lig20th
Turkish CupFifth round
2021–22 →

PlayersEdit

First-team squadEdit

[1]Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK   SWE Kristoffer Nordfeldt
2 DF   SWE Mattias Johansson
3 DF   TUR Halil Pehlivan
4 DF   TUR Arda Kızıldağ
6 DF   BRA Diego Ângelo
7 MF   POL Dominik Furman
8 MF   TUR Soner Dikmen
9 FW   ROU Bogdan Stancu
10 MF   TUR Sefa Yılmaz
11 MF   AUT Srđan Spiridonović (on loan from Red Star Belgrade)
12 DF   TUR Mustafa Akbaş
13 FW   CIV Giovanni Sio
14 DF   TUR Metehan Mert
15 MF   SEN Zargo Touré
17 FW   TUR İlker Karakaş
19 MF   TUR Rahmetullah Berişbek
No. Pos. Nation Player
21 MF   POR Daniel Candeias
23 MF   PAR Robert Piris Da Motta (on loan from Flamengo)
24 DF   TUR Salih Dursun
26 FW   TUR Gökhan Altıparmak
27 DF   TUR Ömürcan Artan
28 MF   GUI Sadio Diallo
30 MF   ARG Lucas Mugni
33 FW   TOG Floyd Ayité
39 DF   FRA Pierre-Yves Polomat
44 GK   TUR Übeyd Adıyaman
55 DF   TUR Abdullah Şahindere
63 MF   TUR Mustafa Hüseyin Seyhan
66 MF   TUR Mert Kabasakal
88 MF   NED Murat Yıldırım
91 FW   BRA Sandro Lima
93 GK   TUR Atalay Gökçe

Out on loanEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
DF   TUR Ömer Alper Tatlısu (at Hacettepe)
MF   TUR Emre Gündoğdu (at Ankara Keçiörengücü)
GK   TUR Batuhan Uçan (at Gümüşhanespor)
DF   TUR Kadir Kıra (at Hacettepe)
FW   TUR Baran Başyiğit (at Hacettepe)
MF   TUR Mustafa Çeçenoğlu (at Boluspor)

Pre-season and friendliesEdit

  Win   Draw   Loss   Fixtures

CompetitionsEdit

OverviewEdit

Competition First match Last match Starting round Final position Record
Pld W D L GF GA GD Win %
Süper Lig 13 September 2020 May 2021 Matchday 1 40 10 8 22 44 76 −32 025.00
Turkish Cup 24 November 2020 17 December 2020 Fourth round Fifth round 2 1 0 1 1 2 −1 050.00
Total 42 11 8 23 45 78 −33 026.19

Source: Soccerway

Süper LigEdit

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
17 Kayserispor 40 9 14 17 35 52 −17 41
18 BB Erzurumspor (R) 40 10 10 20 44 68 −24 40 Relegation to TFF First League
19 Ankaragücü (R) 40 10 8 22 46 65 −19 38
20 Gençlerbirliği (R) 40 10 8 22 44 76 −32 38
21 Denizlispor (R) 40 6 10 24 38 77 −39 28
Source: Süper Lig, Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Head-to-head points; 3) Head-to-head goal difference; 4) Head-to-head goals scored; 5) Goal difference; 6) Goals scored; 7) Play-off.[2]
(R) Relegated

Results summaryEdit

Overall Home Away
Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts W D L GF GA GD W D L GF GA GD
40 10 8 22 44 76  −32 38 6 5 9 27 35  −8 4 3 13 17 41  −24

Last updated: 15 May 2021.
Source: Süper Lig

Results by roundEdit

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ResultLDBWLLDLLLWWDLWDWLLLLLDBLLDLLWWWDLLDWLLLWL
Position171617141921182020211917171817171617171818191919192120212121201919192020202020202020
Updated to match(es) played on 15 May 2021. Source: TFF.org
A = Away; H = Home; B = Bye; W = Win; D = Draw; L = Loss

Note: Since the league has been expanded to 21 teams each team will earn a bye twice this season.

MatchesEdit

13 September 2020 1 Antalyaspor 2–0 Gençlerbirliği Antalya
20:00 TRT (UTC+3)
  • Amilton   39'
  • Balcı   41'
  • Özmert   77'
Report
Stadium: New Antalya Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Yasin Kol
19 September 2020 2 Gençlerbirliği 0–0 Konyaspor Ankara
13:30 TRT (UTC+3) Report Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mustafa Öğretmenoğlu
3 BYE
4 October 2020 4 Beşiktaş 0–1 Gençlerbirliği Istanbul
16:00 TRT (UTC+3) Report
Stadium: Vodafone Park
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mete Kalkavan
19 October 2020 5 Gençlerbirliği 1–2 Denizlispor Ankara
20:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mert Güzenge
25 October 2020 6 Yeni Malatyaspor 2–1 Gençlerbirliği Malatya
13:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Malatya Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Halis Özkahya
31 October 2020 7 Gençlerbirliği 1–1 Gaziantep Ankara
13:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Turgut Doman
8 November 2020 8 İstanbul Başakşehir 2–1 Gençlerbirliği Istanbul
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mustafa Öğretmenoğlu
21 November 2020 9 Gençlerbirliği 1–5 Fenerbahçe Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Halil Umut Meler
29 November 2020 10 Kasımpaşa 2–0 Gençlerbirliği Istanbul
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report Stadium: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mete Kalkavan
5 December 2020 11 Gençlerbirliği 2–1 Alanyaspor Ankara
13:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Fırat Aydınus
13 December 2020 12 BB Erzurum 0–1 Gençlerbirliği Erzurum
13:30 TRT (UTC+3) Report
Stadium: Kazım Karabekir Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Alper Ulusoy
20 December 2020 13 Gençlerbirliği 1–1 Ankaragücü Ankara
13:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Yaşar Kemal Uğurlu
24 December 2020 14 Sivasspor 3–1 Gençlerbirliği Sivas
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Sivas Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tugay Kaan Numanoğlu
28 December 2020 15 Gençlerbirliği 3–2 Kayserispor Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Cüneyt Çakιr
3 January 2021 16 Çaykur Rizespor 1–1 Gençlerbirliği Rize
13:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Yeni Rize Şehir Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Suat Arslanboga
6 January 2021 17 Gençlerbirliği 3–1 Hatayspor Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Yasin Kol
9 January 2021 18 Galatasaray 6–0 Gençlerbirliği Istanbul
19:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Türk Telekom Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Halis Özkahya
15 January 2021 19 Gençlerbirliği 1–3 Fatih Karagümrük Ankara
19:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ali Şansalan
19 January 2021 20 Göztepe 4–0 Gençlerbirliği İzmir
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Gürsel Aksel Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Burak Şeker
23 January 2021 21 Gençlerbirliği 1–2 Trabzonspor Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Mustafa Öğretmenoğlu
31 January 2021 22 Gençlerbirliği 0–1 Antalyaspor Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Bahattin Şimşek
3 February 2021 23 Konyaspor 0–0 Gençlerbirliği Konya
19:00 TRT (UTC+3) Report Stadium: Konya Büyükşehir Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Özgür Yankaya
24 BYE
15 February 2021 25 Gençlerbirliği 0–3 Beşiktaş Ankara
19:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Yaşar Kemal Uğurlu
20 February 2021 26 Denizlispor 1–0 Gençlerbirliği Denizli
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report Stadium: Atatürk Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tugay Kaan Numanoğlu
26 February 2021 27 Gençlerbirliği 1–1 Yeni Malatyaspor Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Alper Ulusoy
2 March 2021 28 Gaziantep 2–1 Gençlerbirliği Gaziantep
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Gaziantep Arena
Attendance: 0
Referee: Bahattin Şimşek
7 March 2021 29 Gençlerbirliği 0–1 İstanbul Başakşehir Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Özgür Yankaya
14 March 2021 30 Fenerbahçe 1–2 Gençlerbirliği Istanbul
19:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Şükrü Saracoğlu Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Abdulkadir Bitigen
20 March 2021 31 Gençlerbirliği 2–1 Kasımpaşa Ankara
13:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Arda Kardeşler
4 April 2021 32 Alanyaspor 1–2 Gençlerbirliği Alanya
17:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Bahçeşehir Okulları Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ali Şansalan
7 April 2021 33 Gençlerbirliği 1–1 BB Erzurum Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Suat Arslanboğa
11 April 2021 34 Ankaragücü 2–1 Gençlerbirliği Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Serkan Tokat
16 April 2021 35 Gençlerbirliği 2-3 Sivasspor Ankara
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Ümit Öztürk
20 April 2021 36 Kayserispor 2-2 Gençlerbirliği Kayseri
16:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Kadir Has Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Alper Ulusoy
23 April 2021 37 Gençlerbirliği 2-1 Çaykur Rizespor Ankara
20:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Bahattin Şimşek
27 April 2021 38 Hatayspor 3-1 Gençlerbirliği Hatay
20:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Antakya Atatürk Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Arda Kardeşler
2 May 2021 39 Gençlerbirliği 0-2 Galatasaray Ankara
20:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Halis Özkahya
8 May 2021 40 Fatih Karagümrük 5-1 Gençlerbirliği Istanbul
20:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Başakşehir Fatih Terim Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Özgür Yankaya
11 May 2021 41 Gençlerbirliği 5-3 Göztepe Ankara
20:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Suat Arslanboğa
15 May 2021 42 Trabzonspor 2-1 Gençlerbirliği Trabzon
20:30 TRT (UTC+3)
Report
Stadium: Şenol Güneş Stadium
Attendance: 0
Referee: Tugay Kaan Numanoğlu

Turkish CupEdit

24 November 2020 Fourth round Gençlerbirliği 1–0 Kırşehir Belediyespor Ankara
13:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium
17 December 2020 Fifth round Gençlerbirliği 0–2 Tuzlaspor Ankara
13:00 TRT (UTC+3)
Stadium: Eryaman Stadium

StatisticsEdit

Appearances and goalsEdit

[3] Players with no appearances not included in the list.

No. Pos. Nat. Name Süper Lig Turkish Cup Total
Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
1 GK   Kristoffer Nordfeldt 36 0 0 0 36 0
2 DF   Mattias Johansson 29 3 0 -- 29 3
3 DF   Halil Pehlivan 23 2 2 0 25 2
4 DF   Arda Kızıldağ 31 1 1 0 32 1
6 DF   Diego Ângelo 25 3 0 0 25 3
7 MF   Dominik Furman 21 0 2 0 23 0
8 MF   Soner Dikmen 34 1 1 1 35 2
9 FW   Bogdan Stancu 24 7 0 0 24 7
10 MF   Sefa Yılmaz 35 4 1 0 36 4
11 MF   Srđan Spiridonović 6 0 0 0 6 0
12 DF   Mustafa Akbaş 6 0 0 0 6 0
13 FW   Giovanni Sio 22 2 0 0 22 2
14 DF   Metehan Mert 5 0 0 0 5 0
15 DF   Zargo Touré 23 0 0 0 23 0
17 FW   İlker Karakaş 20 1 1 0 21 1
19 MF   Rahmetullah Berişbek 16 0 1 0 17 0
21 MF   Daniel Candeias 35 4 0 0 35 4
23 MF   Robert Piris Da Motta 36 6 0 0 36 6
26 FW   Gökhan Altıparmak 15 0 2 0 17 0
27 DF   Ömürcan Artan 12 0 0 0 12 0
30 MF   Lucas Mugni 10 0 0 0 10 0
33 FW   Floyd Ayité 30 3 0 0 30 3
39 DF   Pierre-Yves Polomat 33 0 0 0 33 0
44 GK   Übeyd Adıyaman 4 0 1 0 5 0
55 DF   Abdullah Şahindere 1 0 1 0 2 0
63 MF   Mustafa Hüseyin Seyhan 9 0 1 0 10 0
66 MF   Mert Kabasakal 0 0 1 0 1 0
88 MF   Murat Yıldırım 30 1 1 0 31 1
91 FW   Sandro Lima 16 2 0 0 16 2
93 GK   Atalay Gökçe 1 0 0 0 1 0
Players on loan who featured during season
16 GK   Batuhan Uçan 0 0 1 0 1 0
22 DF   Kadir Kıra 0 0 2 0 2 0
28 FW   Baran Başyiğit 0 0 2 0 2 0
77 MF   Mustafa Çeçenoğlu 6 0 1 0 6 0
Players who left but featured during season
5 MF   Berat Özdemir 13 3 0 0 13 3

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A Takimi". Gençlerbirliği S.K.
  2. ^ "TÜRKİYE FUTBOL FEDERASYONU FUTBOL MÜSABAKA TALİMATI : MADDE 9 – PUAN USULÜ VE AVERAJ" [Turkish Football Federation Football Competition Instruction : Article 9 - Score Procedure and Average] (PDF) (in Turkish). tff.org. Retrieved 30 January 2020.
  3. ^ "Gençlerbirliği 2020/2021 Kadrosu". Maçkolik.

External linksEdit