Besiktas take on Kasimpasa in the Istanbul derby hoping to close the gap with league leaders Basaksehir.
Basaksehir were held to a 1-1 draw today against Alanyaspor. With Besiktas and Kasimpasa tied on 26 points it gives both sides a chance to close the gap to just six points.
Kasimpasa have the most dangerous striker in the league in Mbaye Diagne starting tonight. The Senegal international has 18 goals and two assists this season.
Liverpool loanee Loris Karius will have his hands full trying to deal with the home sides attack.
Besiktas meanwhile welcome back Ryan Babel from injury, the Dutch international has been named on the bench.
Kasimpasa – Besiktas
Stadium: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Referee: Cüneyt Çakır
Kick-Off: 19.00 (Local Time)
Kasimpasa: Ramazan, Popov, Veysel, Youssef, Veigneau, Sadiku, Pavelka, Josue Sa, Koita, Trezeguet, Diagne
Manager: Mustafa Denizli
Besiktas: Karius, Gökhan, Necip, Vida, Adriano, Atiba, Dorukhan, Quaresma, Ljajic, Lens, Mustafa.
Manager: Şenol Güneş