Beşiktaş, Trabzonspor in Europe playoff dates
ISTANBUL - Hürriyet Daily News
Beşiktaş beat Trabzonspor in the two teams’ Super League opener.Beşiktaş and Trabzonspor play the first leg games of their Europa League playoffs tonight.
Beşiktaş takes on Norway’s Tromsö, while Trabzon plays at Albania’s Kukesi in the two Turkish teams’ European meetings.
The ties come four days after two of Turkish football’s biggest clubs met in the first blockbuster match of the Spor Toto Super League campaign.
The Eagles beat Trabzonspor with two goals in a hard-fought game at the Atatürk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul on Aug. 18.
Beşiktaş still risks being left out as it is still waiting for a final verdict from the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over a one-year suspension ruling.
Last month, European football’s governing body (UEFA) hit Beşiktaş with a ban on participating in continental competitions due to a match-fixing case.