Besiktas v Lokomotiv Moscow: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Mario Gomez starts

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 take on Lokomotiv Moscow at the Atatürk Olimpiyat stadium in the Europa League Group H hoping to overtake their Russian hosts and move into first place.

The last time these two sides met it ended in a 1-1 draw in Moscow with Corluka getting sent off for the Russians.

The Black Eagles have no new injury concerns and head coach Şenol Güneş has a full strength side to chose from.

Turkish international Gökhan Töre returns from injury while Özyakup, Sosa, Olcay and the Turkish Super League top scorer Mario Gomez all start. The Germany international has nine goals in 10 league games for the Istanbul giants this season.


Stadium: Olimpiyat
Referee: Felix Zwayer’
Kick-Off: 16:00

BEŞİKTAŞ: Tolga, İsmail, Ersan, Rhodolfo, Beck, Atiba, Oğuzhan, Sosa, Gökhan, Olcay, Mario Gomez
MANAGER: Şenol Güneş

LOKOMOTIV: Guilherme, Durica, Denisov, Shishkin, Yanbaev, Fernandes, Kolomeytsev, Samedov, N’Dinga, Maicon, Niasse
MANAGER: Igor Cherevchenko

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