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FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray prediction, free betting tips & odds

Date: 12th December 2023
Kick-Off: 20:00 UK
Venue: Parken

*These odds are correct at the time of writing but are subject to change*

FC Copenhagen hosts Galatasaray on 12th December in round 6 of the UEFA Champions League. We have the details in this fixture preview, so read further for more.

FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray Predictions and Top Betting Tips

We have the following free FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray predictions ahead of a fixture that will decide which team secures a UCL playoff spot.

Team to score prediction – Both teams to score

FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray is expected to be an even game, so our first betting tip for this game is a goal-goal result.  The reverse leg was a 4-goal thriller that ended 2-2. It was all the third meeting since 2013, two of which in that period had goals on both ends. In five rounds played in the ULC so far, Copenhagen have failed to score on two occasions – the last time out in a game that ended 0-0 against Bayern and previously in a 1-0 away loss to Man United.

On the other hand, Galatasaray have scored in each of the five UCL matches they have played so far this season, scoring at least two goals on three occasions.

Total match goals – Over 2.5 goals

In another FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray betting prediction, we expect a goal-fest in this game, just like it was the case in the reverse encounter. These teams are tied at 5 points in Group A, so a loss could mean they potentially lose a UCL playoff spot to Man United (assuming United do the impossible against Bayern in the final round of the group). We expect another high-scoring game of over 2.5 goals.

Correct score prediction – 1-2 to Galatasaray

In the final FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray prediction, we expect a scoreline of 1-2 for the visitors. While Galatasaray lost the only previous away game against Copenhagen, the Turkish boast a scoring supremacy in this matchup. The visitors have scored 10 goals against 7 for Copenhagen in 5 rounds. However, a total of 12 goals leaked, 4 more than Copenhagen means the visitors will have to backtrack severally to save their leaking defence despite being good in the final third.

FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray- Team news

FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray is a neck-to-neck tie. We expect this game to drag on both sides have a chance in the playoffs. It will be a costly loss for either side, so let's see how these teams could line up against each other on 12th December.

Four injuries have been confirmed on the Copenhagen side namely Meling, Khocholava, Babacar, and Clem while Sanches will not travel with the Galatasaray squad.

FC Copenhagen predicted lineup vs Galatasaray

The squad that settled for a barren draw is largely going to be unchanged in this clash with the Turkish visitors, except Boilesen who got injured in that game.

Grabara, Jelert, Vavro, Ankersen,Diks, Lerager, Jensen, Goncalves, Bardghki, Elyounoussi, and Claesson.

Galatasaray predicted lineup vs Copenhagen

Muslera, Boey, Ayhan, Bardakci, Angelino, Ndombele, Torreira, Ziyech, Mertens, Zaha, and Icardi.

What the fans think

Copenhagen fans await the thrill  at Parken

Galatasaray fans hoping for another Ziyech magic in a decisive clash with FC Copenhagen

FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray – Tickets

The tickets for Copenhagen and Galatasaray have been on sale since the fixture was announced. However, it is not too late to purchase your ticket for this important fixture. Travelling Galatasaray fans can check the official Copenhagen website for available seating and place their ticket orders on time.

For fans of Galatasaray reading on Copenhagen, you can simply walk to the stadium's ticketing office to book your seat, noting that the seats are allocated to the travelling fans are limited.

FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray

FAQs – FC Copenhagen vs Galatasaray

  • Who will referee this match? Daniele Orsato will be the referee in charge of this game.
  • Which team is the favourite to win this game? Galatasaray have a massive advantage in odds ahead of this game.
  • How did the reverse leg end? It ended 2-2.

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