STSL week 2: Beşiktaş – Trabzonspor

Updated: August 21, 2015

Spor Toto Süper Lig
Beşiktaş – Trabzonspor
Location: Atatürk Olimpiyat, Istanbul
Referee: Ali Palabıyık
Date: Saturday, August 22
Time: 21:45 (GMT+2)
Channel: Lig TV
Matchday 2

After hitting the ground running int he Spor Toto Süper Lig last week with an impressive 2-5 away victory in Mersin, the Black Eagles now face their first big test of the season in Trabzonspor.

Trabzonspor started the season with 3 points aswell after a narrow 1-0 victory over Bursaspor at the Avni Aker stadium. The visitors will most likely be missing their star player Mehmet Ekici who’s been struggeling with some injury issues for the past few weeks while Beşiktaş are still without Tolgay Arslan and Veli Kavlak who are both out for several months.

As it stands 30,000 fans will be attending the game at the Atatürk Olimiyat stadium tomorow.

Beşiktaş predicted XI:

Tolga Zengin; Andreas Beck, Luiz Rhodolfo, Ersan Gülüm, Dusko Tosic; Atiba Hutchinson, Oguzhan Özyakup, Ricardo Quaresma; Olcay Sahan, Gökhan Töre, Cenk Tosun

Trabzonspor predicted XI:

Onur Kivrak; Salih Dursun, Medjani, Mustafa Yumlu, Constant; Stéphane M’Bia, Okay, Özer Hurmacç; Yusuf Erdogan, Erkan Zengin, Oscar Cardozo

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