Bilic warns Besiktas not to underestimate Partizan

Slaven Bilic warns Besiktas not to underestimate Partizan [divider]

Beşiktaş manager Slaven Bilic has warned his players not to underestimate Partizan when the two sides meet in Europa League Group C.

“We are playing a very important game,” Bilic underlined.

“We have three matches left in the group and are in a good position right now. 

“From the flipside of the argument we are also in a dangerous position, sure we beat Partizan 4-0 in the first game but this does not mean we will have it so easy again.

“This is a new game and we have to take our opposition seriously. 

“This is a must win game and we have to approach the fixture with the same seriousness as we did in Belgrade.

“We have lost our last two games and can not afford any more slip-ups.

“Partizan is an opportunity for us to turn around our fortunes and start winning again.”

Beşiktaş beat Partizan 4-0 the last time the two sides met in Serbia.

The Black Eagles are currently joint first alongside Tottenham with five points in Group C.

Beşiktaş are unbeaten in their last six Europa League group stage matches (W4 D2) since a 3-0 loss to Club Atlético de Madrid in the 2011/12 UEFA Europa League round of 16.