Başakşehir reach last 16 in UEFA Europa League
ISTANBUL - Anadolu Agency
Having been defeated by Sporting Lisbon 3-1 in the first leg of Round 32, the Turkish Super Lig club eliminated their opponent 5-4 on aggregate.
Martin Skrtel gave the home team the lead in the 31st minute while Danijel Aleksic struck a perfect free kick from the edge of the box and made it 2-0.
In the second half, Luciano Vietto found the net for Sporting Lisbon in the 68th minute, making it 2-1.
The score would have been enough for the Portuguese team to advance to the next stage.
But Medipol Başakşehir made a historical comeback.
Edin Visca found the net for the Istanbul side in stoppage time and the match went into extra time at 3-1.
Visca scored a penalty in the 119th minute to advance his team to the last 16 at Fatih Terim Stadium.
Round of 32-second leg results
Espanyol 3-2 Wolverhampton Wanderers (agg: 3-6)
Malmo 0-3 Wolfsburg (agg: 1-5)
Gent 1-1 Roma (agg: 1-2)
Porto 1-3 Bayer Leverkusen (agg: 2-5)
Basel 1-0 APOEL (agg: 4-0)
LASK Linz 2-0 AZ Alkmaar (agg: 3-1)
Istanbul Başakşehir 4-1 Sporting Lisbon (agg: 5-4)
Inter Milan 2-1 Ludogorets (agg: 4-1)
Benfica 3-3 Shakhtar Donetsk (agg: 4-5)
Ajax 2-1 Getafe (agg: 2-3)
Celtic 1-3 Copenhagen (agg: 2-4)
Sevilla 0-0 CFR Cluj (agg: 1-1, Sevilla moved to last 16)
Arsenal 1-2 Olympiacos (agg: 2-2, Olympiacos moved to last 16)
Manchester United 5-0 Club Brugge (agg: 6-1)