Fenerbahce take on Lokomotiv Moscow at the Sukru Saracoglu in the Europa League Round of 32 first-leg clash.
Vitor Pereiera has decided to give Robin van Persie the nod ahead of in-form striker Fernandao upfront.
Josef de Souza and Mehmet Topal both return from suspensions that saw them miss the 3-1 victory over Kasimpasa on the weekend and start tonight.
The Istanbul giants are missing the injured on-loan Liverpool winger Lazar Markovic and Ba while Diego Ribas is out suspended.
Former Besiktas midfielder Manuel Fernandes will be starting for Lokomotiv Moscow.
Fenerbahce – Lokomotiv Moscow
Stadium: Sukru Saracoglu
Kick-Off: 17:00 GMT
Expected Starting XI’s
Fenerbahce: Fabiano, Gökhan Gönül, Kjaer, Bruno Alves, Caner, Mehmet Topal, Souza, Ozan, Volkan Şen, Nani, Van Persie
Manager: Vitor Pereira
Lokomotiv Moscow: Guilherme, Pejcinovic, Durica, Denisov, Yanbaev, Kasaev, Manuel Fernandes, Samedov, Tarasov, N’Dinga, Skuletic
Manager: Igor Cherevchenko