Galatasaray to face Benfica in UEFA Europa League
Benfica have advantage going into second-leg match with 2-1 win from first leg under their belt
By Fatih Erel
Turkey's Galatasaray will face Portugal's Benfica on Thursday in a second-leg Round of 32
In the second-highest level football competition in Europe, Benfica
Benfica and Galatasaray are in second place in their respective national football leagues.
The Lions are the only Turkish club to have won the UEFA Cup in 1999-2000 and the 2000 UEFA Super Cup, while Benfica won two European Cups in 1961 and 1962 and lost two Europa League finals in 2013 and in 2014.
So far, Galatasaray
Tonight the Lions are seeking their 100th win in European matches with an away win in the Round of 32
The Turkish club has emerged winless from their last six matches in European competitions.
Galatasaray and Benfica were among the eight teams transferring from the UEFA Champions League group stage to the UEFA Europa League.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.