ISTANBUL BASAKSEHIR and Olympiacos lock horns in the third qualifying round of the Champions League.
The winners of the tie will advance into the playoffs for the group stages of the competition, while the losers will be inducted into the Europa League.
What time does Basaksehir vs Olympiacos kick off?
This Champions League qualifying clash will take place on Wednesday, August 7.
It will kick off at 6.45pm UK time – that’s 8.45pm in Turkey.
The match will be held at the Basaksehir Fatih Terim Stadium.
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What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?
Unfortunately, Istanbul Basaksehir vs OIympiacos will not be shown live on TV in the UK.
If you’re looking for your fix of European actin, CFR Cluj v Celtic will be shown live on Premier 1.
All of this year’s Europa League and Champions League ties when the group stages begin will be shown on BT Sport.
What is the team news?
Basaksehir will be without defender Alexandru Epureanu who continues to suffer from a knee problem.
Meanwhile, Konstantinos Fortounis and Lazaros Christodoulopoulos remain long term absentees for Olympiacos.
Former Liverpool youngster Daniel Podence will be hoping to start, while Arsenal target Pape Abou Cisse will be expected to feature in defence.
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