Fenerbahce v Lokomotiv Moscow: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Robin van Persie starts

Fenerbahce take on Lokomotiv Moscow at the Sukru Saracoglu in the Europa League Round of 32 first-leg clash.

Vitor Pereiera has decided to give Robin van Persie the nod ahead of in-form striker Fernandao upfront.

Fellow former Manchester United star Luis Nani will occupy the right flank while Volkan Sen will be on left.


Josef de Souza and Mehmet Topal both return from suspensions that saw them miss the 3-1 victory over Kasimpasa on the weekend and start tonight.


The Istanbul giants are missing the injured on-loan Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic and Ba while Diego Ribas is out suspended.

Former Besiktas midfielder Manuel Fernandes will be starting for Lokomotiv Moscow.

Fenerbahce – Lokomotiv Moscow

Stadium: Sukru Saracoglu

Kick-Off: 17:00 GMT

Expected Starting XI’s

Fenerbahce: Fabiano, Gökhan Gönül, Kjaer, Bruno Alves, Caner, Mehmet Topal, Souza, Ozan, Volkan Şen, Nani, Van Persie
Manager: Vitor Pereira

Lokomotiv Moscow: Guilherme, Pejcinovic, Durica, Denisov, Yanbaev, Kasaev, Manuel Fernandes, Samedov, Tarasov, N’Dinga, Skuletic
Manager: Igor Cherevchenko

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