Awful Toffees come unstuck in opener

EVERTON’S Europa League campaign got off to the worst possible start after the Toffees were thrashed x-x away to Atalanta in their opening group-stage encounter.

Ronald Koeman’s side were awful in the first 45 minutes, conceding three times.

The other match in Group E finished in a 1-1 draw as Lyon were held by Apollon in Cyprus.

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Fenerbahce v Besiktas

Home Win Draw Away Win
Key stats
  • Besiktas have scored at least twice in seven of their last eight league games
Expert verdict
Following a midweek capitulation in the Croatian capital and three defeats in their opening five league games, a fierce Istanbul derby against Besiktas could not have come at a worse time for Fenerbahce. They were humbled 4-1 away to Dinamo Zagreb in the Europa League on Thursday and could crumble against a Besiktas side who have notched in every match this term.

 

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