Fenerbahce v Grasshoppers – Probable line-up's

Van Persie

Fenerbahce take on the Swiss Super League side Grasshoppers tonight in the Europa League qualification stage.

Tonights encounter will be new manager Dick Advocaat’s first game in charge of the Yellow Canaries and the Dutch Tacticians is expected to field Robin van Persie in his starting line-up.

Advocaat is expected to deploy a 4-3-3 formation with Mehmet Topal, Ozan Tufan and Salih Ucan making up Fener’s three man midfield.

Simon Kjear – who has been the subject of interest from Arsenal this week – is expected to partner the former Liverpool man Martin Skrtel at the heart of Fenerbahce’s defence.

Tonights clash will be played at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium, kick-off is 19:00 (GMT) and will be officiated by Robert Schörgenhofer.


Fenerbahce v Grasshoppers

Stadium: Ülker Stadium
Referee: Robert Schörgenhofer
Kick-Off: 19:00 (GMT)

Fenerbahce: Volkan Demirel, Wiel, Kjaer, Skrtel, Hasan Ali, Mehmet Topal, Ozan, Salih, Aatıf, Emenike, Van Persie
Manager: Dick Advocaat

Grasshoppers: Mall, Pnishi, Bernert, Lüthi, Kalsström, Sigurjonsson, Andersen, Brahimi, Cesar, Munsy, Lavanchy
Manager: Pierluigi Tami