(AA) – Belgian club Brugge skipped past Turkish club Besiktas 3-1 in the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 second leg in Istanbul and knocked Besiktas out of the tournament on Thursday night.
In the 48th minute, Besiktas left-back Ramon Motta’s thunderbolt from outside the penalty box beat Brugge goalkeeper Matthew Ryan and went in, 1-0.
In the 61st minute, the visitors’ Belgian target man Tom de Sutter finished in one-on-one position after receiving a through ball, 1-1.
In the 80th minute of the game, the Belgians came back when left-back Boli Bolingoli-Mbombo hit on a breakaway, 2-1.
Near the end of the game, Brugge made it three after Bolingoli-Mbombo finished in the box after taking advantage of Besiktas player Necip Uysal’s mistake, 3-1.
During injury time, Besiktas midfielder Olcay Sahan was directly sent off after a harsh tackle against Obbi Oulare.
Winning the round 5-2 on aggregate, Brugge advanced to the quarter finals in the Europa League and Besiktas were eliminated from the tournament.