Greek Olympiacos football team defeated Turkish Istanbul Basaksehir and joined qualification matches in the Champions League.
The second squad session in the tournament’s third qualifying round, conducted in Greece on Tuesday, finished with a result of 2:0 in favor of “Olympiakos,” which in the first match was also better (1:0). Ruben Semedo (55th minute) and Mathieu Valbuena (78th, penalty) earned goals.
Olympiacos will compete with the winner of the pair Krasnodar – Porto (Portugal) for reaching the Champions League group stage. Istanbul Basaksehir will continue the European Cup season at the group stage of the Europa League.
The results of other third qualifying round games on Tuesday:
“Ajax” (Netherlands) – PAOK (Greece) – 3: 2 (first match – 2: 2);
LASK (Austria) – “Basel” (Switzerland) – 3: 1 (first match – 2: 1).
PAOK will remain fighting in the Europa League finals, “Basel” straight competed in the Europa League qualifying phase.