Basaksehir vs Olympiacos: Confirmed Lineups Released Ahead of Champions League 3rd Qualifying Round

Basaksehir's supporters cheer their football team during the Turkish Super Lig football match between Basaksehir and Kayseri Spor on April 20, 2018 at Basaksehir Fatih Terim stadium in Istanbul. - Istanbul Basaksehir's home stadium is sometimes only a quarter full, the side has yet to win trophies and until a few years ago was floundering in the lower ranks of Turkish football with a name unpronounceable for non-native speakers. But the club is a major contender to be Turkish champions this season and upend the traditional dominance of the three Istanbul giants of Besiktas, Fenerbahce and Galatasaray. (Photo by OZAN KOSE / AFP) (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

Basaksehir take on Olympiacos in the Champions League 3rd Qualifying first-leg clash at the Fatih Terim Stadium.

Okan Buruk will take charge of his first formal game as Basaksehir since taking over from Abdullah Avci over the summer.

Avci left Basaksehir after a successful stint regularly finishing in the top-four in June.

The former Turkey national team coach is now in charge of Besiktas, replacing Senol Gunes who was appointed manager of the Crescent-Stars.

Basaksehir finished last season as the Super Lig runners-up.

Summer signings Guldbrandsen and Crivelli will start in attack and be joined by Robinho.

Basaksehir will be without Emre Belozoglu who left for Fenerbahce this summer.

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Basaksehir have never reached the Champions League group stage before but have made it to the playoff round.

The Istanbul based outfit reached the playoff round last season but ended up losing to Sevilla.

The return leg of the Champions League clash will be take place in Greece next week.

Basaksehir vs Olympiacos – Confirmed Lineups

Başakşehir XI: Mert, Caiçara, Chedjou, Vieira, Clichy, Visca, Mahmut, İrfan Can, Robinho, Crivelli, Guldbrandsen

Olympiacos XI: Sa, Elabdellaoui, Meriah, Semedo, Tsimikas, Bouchalakis, Guilherme, Podence, Valbuena, Masouras, Guerrero