Beşiktaş edge LASK Linz out in Europa League quals
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish football heavyweights Beşiktaş toppled LASK Linz of Austria 1-0 in the UEFA Europa League 3rd Qualifying Round first leg in Istanbul late Aug. 9.
In the sixth minute of the match at Vodafone Park, Beşiktaş's left winger Ryan Babel scored the header in the far post. Turkish midfielder Oguzhan Ozyakup produced the assist.
Babel scored the winning goal for his team as Beşiktaş bagged its victory at home.
The second leg is set for Thursday, Aug. 16 in Linz, Austria.
Meanwhile, the other Turkish team playing in the same Europa League round, Medipol Başakşehir, drew against English club Burnley 0-0 in Istanbul.
The second leg will be played on Aug. 16 in England.