Preview: Galatasaray vs Molde FK

Galatasaray are playing Molde at the Play-offs of Champions League on August 29.

Galatasaray (also known as Galatasaray AŞ or GALATASARAY SK) and Molde meet again 5 days after the Play offs match which Galatasaray won 2-3. Galatasaray are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against Molde, Trabzonspor and Olimpija extending their unbeaten streak to 7 matches. They have been defending decently lately in home matches having 4 consecutive clean sheets playing as hosts.

Molde, on the other hand, are preparing for the match after a loss against Galatasaray in Play offs last Thursday.

Recent Form:


Galatasaray have won 5 times (2-3 against Molde on 24th of August, 2-0 against Trabzonspor on 20th of August, 1-0 against Olimpija on 16th of August, 0-3 against Olimpija on 9th of August and 1-0 against Zalgiris on 3rd of August) and drew once (0-0 against Kayserispor on 13th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.


Molde have won twice (2-0 against KI Klaksvik on 16th of August and 2-0 against HJK Helsinki on 3rd of August), lost twice (2-3 against Galatasaray on 24th of August and 2-1 against KI Klaksvik on 9th of August) and drew twice (0-0 against Valerenga on 20th of August and 2-2 against Sandefjord on 12th of August) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team News:


There aren’t many selection issues, with just one fitness concern for the Galatasaray boss Okan Buruk to contend with thanks to an almost full-strength squad. Wilfried Zaha (Unknown Injury) won’t play. The players ineligible for this match because of suspension are Christian Luyindama, Hakim Ziyech, Ogulcan Caglayan, Wilfried Zaha and Sirachan Nas.

Molde FK

Molde FK boss Erling Moe has not got a full squad to pick from. Martin Linnes (Unknown Injury) and Veton Berisha (Unknown Injury) are not able to play.

Head-To-Head and Key Numbers

  • Galatasaray and Molde have met once since August 2023. Galatasaray have won that match.
  • The most recent match between them took place on August 24, 2023 at the Play-offs of Champions League where Galatasaray won 2-3.
  • Galatasaray have scored 3 goals in these 1 head-to-head match in total while Molde have scored 2. 

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