Besiktas v Antalyaspor: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Kerim Frei starts again

Besiktas' Mario Gomez reacts during the UEFA Europa League Group H football match between KF Skenderbeu and Besiktas JK at the Elbansan Arena in Elbasan on September 17, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GENT SHKULLAKU (Photo credit should read GENT SHKULLAKU/AFP/Getty Images)

Besiktas boss Senol Gunes has kept the same side that beat Trabzonspor 2-0 at the Avni Aker last week as the Black Eagles attempt to keep their place at the top of the table.

Former Fulham youngster Kerim Frei starts for the third week running after a string of impressive performances and has managed to keep Olcay Sahan out of the side.

Ricardo Quaresma will start on the other flank ahead of the injured Gokhan Tore with Jose Sosa getting the nod as the leading attacking midfielder playing in behind star striker Mario Gomez.

Gomez was called up to the Germany national team this week and it comes as no surprise considering the former Bayern man has 21 goals this season.


Antalyaspor meanwhile will be without Chico and Saso Fornezzi due to injury but former Barcelona star Samuel Eto’o will star upfront.

Prediction: Besiktas Win


Stadium: Başakşehir Fatih Terim
Referee: Hüseyin Göçek
Kick-Off: 19.00 (Local Time)

Besiktas: Tolga, Beck, Marcelo, Necip, İsmail, Atiba, Oğuzhan, Quaresma, Sosa, Kerim, Gomez
Manager: Şenol Güneş

Antalyaspor Mbolhi, Rıdvan, Celustka, Diego, Motta, Yekta, Makoun, Zeki, Serdar, Mbilla, Eto’o
Manager: Jose Morais