ZTK Final 16: Bucaspor: 0 Beşiktaş: 2

Updated: January 31, 2016

The Black Eagles are through to the Quarter finals of the Turkish cup after a simple win against Bucaspor on the road.

Beşiktaş dominated the match from start to finish against the third division side who managed to end top of their group above Süper Lig teams Rizespor and Mersin Idmanyurdu. The Black Eagles had a plethora of chances in the first half but failed to convert.

Gökhan-Töre-buca1However the breakthrough was found early enough in the second half after none relenting pressure from the visitors. After Mario Gómez had seen his goal disallowed for offside only 3 minutes earlier, Gökhan Töre forced the breakthrough in the 61st minute when his hard volley was deflected in to goal by Onur. A good ten minutes later José Sosa was brought down inside the box and the referee pointed to the penalty spot, Oguzhan calmly converted the penalty kick and expanded the lead to two goals.

Beşiktaş kept looking for a second goal and continued to press forward, but despite a few more good opportunities, Bucaspor managed to hang on and did not allow the defeat to become any bigger.

As the final 16 round is a sudden death match, Beşiktaş are already through to the Quarter finals now in which there will be both a home and away fixture.


Stadium: Yeni Buca, Izmir

Officials: Abdulkadir Bitigen, Barış Yüksektepe, Mustafa Savranlar, Özkan Çeliker (4. official)

Beşiktaş: Tolga, Beck, Rhodolfo, Ersan, İsmail, Atiba, Oğuzhan (77′ Necip), Gökhan, Sosa, Olcay (46′ Kerim), Gomez (82′ Cenk)

Reserves: Boyko, Necip, Delgado, Tosic, Veli, Kerim, Cenk

Head coach: Şenol Güneş

Bucaspor: Kemal, Onur, Adil, Alper (42′ Ömer Kanberoğlu), Sancar, Barış, Furkan (79′ İbrahim), Ahmet (66′ Anıl), Emre, Ferhat, Deniz

Reserves: Ömer Kahveci, Samet, İbrahim, Hakan, Ömer Kanberoğlu, Burak, Anıl

Head coach: Suat Kaya

Goals: Gökhan (61′), Oğuzhan (73′ Pen.)

Yellow cards: İsmail (3′), Oğuzhan (28′), Ferhat (35′), Ahmet (42′), Ömer Kanberoğlu (56′), Sancar (89′)

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Editor-in-chief at Beşiktaş International
Freelance sports writer specialized in Turkish football and Beşiktaş. Co-host of the Black Eagles podcast. Frequently featured in World Soccer Digest Japan and many other international media outlets. Following Turkish football for close to two decades. Proud father to Aedin.
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