Besiktas escaped with all three points in a close encounter with Sivasspor today in the Turkish Super Lig.
The Black Eagles took the lead in the 44th minute via Atiba Hutchinson. Sivaspor were much improved after the break and came close to finding the equaliser on multiple occasions.
The best chance of the game for Sivasspor feel to John Utaka who’s header struck the crossbar in the final minute of the game.
Stadium: Sivas 4 Eylül
Referee: Bülent Yıldırım, Ekrem Kan, Asım Yusuf Öz
Medicana Sivasspor: Korcan Çelikay, Cicinho, Ümit Kurt, Da Costa, Ziya Erdal, Kadir Bekmezci (.78 İbrahim Akın), Hakan Arslan, Burhan Eşer, Taouil, Chahechouhe, Batuhan Karadeniz (.39 Utaka)
Beşiktaş: Cenk Gönen, Serdar Kurtuluş, Necip Uysal, Ersan Gülüm, Opare, Hutchinson, Veli Kavlak, Gökhan Töre (.70 Kerim Frei), Sosa (.23 Tolgay Arslan), Olcay Şahan, Demba Ba (.90 Mustafa Pektemek)
Goals: .44 Hutchinson (Beşiktaş)
Yellow Cards: .33 Opare, .56 Ersan Gülüm, .83 Cenk Gönen (Beşiktaş), .37 Kadir Bekmezci (Medicana Sivasspor)