2019-20 UEFA Europa League – Sporting CP vs Istanbul Basaksehir Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Sporting CP vs Istanbul Basaksehir kick off? Thursday 20th February, 2020 – 17:55 (UK)

Where is Sporting CP vs Istanbul Basaksehir being played? Estádio José Alvalade

What TV channel is Sporting CP vs Istanbul Basaksehir on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to UEFA Europa League matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Sporting CP vs Istanbul Basaksehir in the UK? Subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Sporting CP vs Istanbul Basaksehir?

Sporting CP – https://www.sporting.pt/en/tickets-and-gamebox/tickets

Istanbul Basaksehir – https://www.viagogo.com/Sports-Tickets/International-Soccer/Turkish-Super-League/Istanbul-Basaksehir-FK-Tickets

What was the score in the last meeting between Sporting CP & Istanbul Basaksehir? N/A

THE TEAM NEWS

SPORTING CP

Predicted line-up (4-1-4-1): Luis Maximiano; Ristovski, Coates, Neto, Borja; Doumbia; Rafael Camacho, Acuna, Wendel, Vietto; Sporar

Unavailable: Renan Ribeiro (Suspended), Chico Geraldes (Injured), Luiz Phellype (Injured), Mathieu (Injured)

Doubtful: Acuna (Injured)

ISTANBUL BASAKSEHIR

Predicted line-up (4-4-2): Gunok; Junior Caicara, Skrtel, Epureanu, Clichy; Visca, Kahveci, Tekdemir, Elia; Crivelli, Ba

Unavailable: Topal (Suspended)

Doubtful:

THE PREDICTION

Istanbul Basaksehir have proven difficult to beat this season and only Roma were able to best them in the group stage of the Europe League. This trip to Sporting CP will be a difficult one with both teams expected to throw plenty forward and there should be goals at either end.

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