Besiktas v Rizespor: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Mario Gomez starts for Black Eagles

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 Rizespor at the Fatih Terim stadium needing a win to move back into first place at the top of the Turkish Super League.

The Black Eagles will feature a full strength side with no injuries or suspensions other than long-term absentees Tolgay Arslan and Veli Kavlak.

Germany international Mario Gomez will start upfront and is currently the joint top scorer in the league with six goals.

Turkish national team stars Oguzhan Ozyakup and Gokhan Tore will be in high spirits after helping secure the Crescent-Stars a place in Euro 2016 following victories over the Czech Republic and Iceland.

The Istanbul giants will play a 4-2-3-1 setup with Tore and Olcay on the wings, Jose Sosa in an attacking midfield role while Ozykaup and Atiba will feature in central midfield.


Stadium: Fatih Terim
Referee: Alper Ulusoy
Kick-Off: 19:00

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

ÇAYKUR RİZESPOR: Itandje, Robin, Viera, Oboabona, Eren, Murat, Koray, Ahmet İlhan, Deniz, Makiadi, Kweuke
Manager: Hikmet Karaman

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