Besiktas advance to Europa League group stage playoffs

Besiktas advanced to the Europa League group stage playoffs after eliminating LASK Linz of Austria on away goals.

LASK Linz defeated Besiktas 2-1 in the UEFA Europa League 3rd Qualifying Round second leg match in Linz late Thursday but the Austrian side failed to sideline Besiktas as the Istanbul powerhouse managed a 1-0 shutout in first leg match.

Meanwhile, the other Turkish team, Medipol Basaksehir, was eliminated after suffering a defeat to English side Burnley 1-0 in extra time.

In the first leg last week, Medipol Basaksehir drew against Burnley 0-0 in Istanbul.

Source: Anadolu

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