Başakşehir are under no pressure going into the Beşiktaş game according to head coach Abdullah Avcı.
“Beşiktaş are under stress and going through a tough time but we are under no pressure and in great team spirit,” Avcı was quoted as saying on Eurosport TR.
Başakşehir will take on Beşiktaş in the mini Istanbul derby on Monday 6 April.
The recently promoted side have been in great form this season and performed above most pundits pre-season expectations.
Başakşehir have kept 12 clean sheets this season and have the best defensive record in the league.
Avcı’s side have conceded the fewest goals in the league. The Istanbul minnows have only let in 18 league in total this season.
The Istanbul based side have only conceded eight goals on the road this season – the fewest conceded in the league.
Başakşehir have only let in 10 goals at home and only eight on the road. The Istanbul based side have one of the best defensive records in Europe.