Preview: FC Kobenhavn VS Galatasaray

FC Copenhagen host Galatasaray at Parken on Tuesday (December 12) in their final group game of the UEFA Champions League.

FC Kobenhavn (also known as Copenhagen, FC Copenhagen, FC København, Kobenhavn, København or Κοπεγχάγη) and Galatasaray (commonly referred to as Galatasaray AŞ or GALATASARAY SK) meet again 3 months after the Group stage Group A match which ended in a draw 2-2. FC Kobenhavn are approaching this clash after a victory over Silkeborg in National cup last Sunday, however, one part of FC Kobenhavn has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.

Galatasaray are approaching the match in a good mood as well securing victories in 2 straight games against Demirspor Adana and Pendikspor extending their unbeaten streak to 4 matches.

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FC Kobenhavn have won Silkeborg in their previous match while Galatasaray are on a winning streak – they have won Demirspor Adana and Pendikspor in their previous 2 matches. Overall, FC Kobenhavn have won 9 of their last 20 matches, losing 6 and drawing 5, while Galatasaray have won 12 of their last 18 matches, losing 3 and drawing 3.

FC Kobenhavn have won once (1-2 against Silkeborg on 10th of December), lost 3 times (0-2 against Silkeborg on 7th of December, 1-2 against AGF Aarhus on 4th of December and 2-1 against Viborg on 26th of November) and drew twice (0-0 against Bayern Munich on 30th of November and 0-0 against Brondby on 12th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.

Galatasaray have won 3 times (3-1 against Demirspor Adana on 9th of December, 0-2 against Pendikspor on 3rd of December and 4-0 against Alanyaspor on 26th of November), lost twice (2-1 against Hatayspor on 12th of November and 2-1 against Bayern Munich on 9th of November) and drew once (3-3 against Manchester United on 30th of November) in their most recent 6 matches.


FC Kobenhavn and Galatasaray have met once since September 2023. That match ended in a draw. The most recent match between them took place on September 21, 2023 at the Group stage, Group A of Champions League which ended in a draw – 2-2. FC Kobenhavn have scored 2 goals in these 1 head-to-head match in total and Galatasaray have also scored 2.

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