Skenderbeu v Besiktas: Confirmed Starting Line-ups – Former Fulham winger Kerim Frei starts

Beşiktaş take on Albanian side Skenderbeu at the Elbasan Arena in their opening Europa League group stage game.

Black Eagles manager Şenol Güneş has decided to start with Necip Uysal who repalces ex Arsenal youth Oğuzhan Özyakup who is injured as are Tolgay Arslan and Veli Kavlak.

Mario Gomez scored a brace for the Istanbul giants last week but will be rested for Cenk Tosun who has also been in great form and has four goals already this season.

Former Fulham winger Kerim Frei will start on the left-flank replacing the suspended Olcay Şahan. The 21-year-old already has two goals this season for the Istanbul giants.

Summer singing Quaresma starts on the right instead of the in-form Quaresma and Jose Sosa will be deployed as attacking midfielder.


Kick-Off: 20:05
Stadium: Elbasan Arena
Referee: Tamas Bognar

SKENDERBEU: Shehi, Arapi, Ademir, Radas, Abazi, Berisha, Esquerdinha, Lilaj, Olayinka, Latifi, Shkembi
Manager:Mirel Josa

BEŞİKTAŞ: Tolga, Beck, Rhodolfo, Ersan, İsmail Köybaşı. Atiba, Necip, Kerim, Quaresma, Sosa, Cenk Tosun
Manager: Şenol Güneş