Pirlo’s hard life in Turkey

Andrea Pirlo accepted in June the challenge of going to train in Turkey. The Italian took the reins of the Karagumruk with the ambition to improve his experience after a season with Juventus in which he was 4th in Serie A and won the Italian Cup and Super Cup. But life for Pirlo is hard in Turkey. Karagumruk is 18th out of 19 teams with six points after eight games played in the Turkish league.

The club founded in 1926 has a serious problem in defense. In eight games they have conceded 17 goals, more than two per match, a figure identical to Alanyaspor and that makes them the two teams with the most goals against. Of these, the last five came in a 5-4 loss to Fenerbahçe.

The numbers of They reflect the bad time you are going through. The Karagumruk adds six points out of a possible 24 as a result of one win and three draws in eight games. Their last and only win of the season came against Jesé’s Ankaraguku 4-1 on August 27. The three points that he adds in his locker came after draw against Sivasspor, Giresunspor and Basaksehirwhile they have been defeated against Alanyaspor, Besiktas, Istanbulspor and Fenerbahçe. The next opportunity to redeem himself and get out of relegation will be against Hatayspor, team that is one point above with one more point. The calendar until the break for the World Cup will make them play against umraniyespor (19th), Galatasaray (6th), Antalyaspor (15th) and Gaziantep (10th).

Italians for Pirlo

The arrival of the coach born in flower he led the Turks to accompany him with compatriots. A) Yes, Biraschi and Ricci arrived by joining a template that has Borini in attack, the Italian-Turkish baniya Already Vivian in goal.