The matches of the 5th round of the group stage of the Conference League became a great nightmare for Turkish fans, because two eminent clubs of this country - Besiktas and Fenerbahce - were mercilessly beaten by their rivals.
It all started with the fact that Besiktas lost to Belgian Club Brugge 0-5 on their own field.
In the first half, Kasper Nielsen and Thiago scored for the Belgians. And after the break, the visitors shipped three more goals to the goal of the Black Eagles - Thiago scored a double, Rafael Onyedika and Andreas Skov Olsen scored a goal each.
Review of the match "Besiktas" – "Club Brugge"
In another match of the 5th round of this quartet, the Norwegian Bodo-Glimt defeated the Swiss Lugano with a score of 5:2.
Standings in Group D with one round left in the group stage: Club Brugge (13 points), Bodo-Glimt (10), Lugano (4), Besiktas (1).
It should be noted that it was Besiktas who did not allow Dynamo Kyiv to enter the group stage of the Conference League. In the qualifiers, the Istanbul club beat the White-Blues twice (3:2 and 1:0).
In turn, Fenerbahce suffered a crushing defeat away from the Danish Nordsjælland in the 5th round of the Conference League. This match ended with a score of 6:1.
The first half of the meeting turned out to be competitive. The Yellow Canaries responded to goals by Lucas Hay and Daniel Svensson with a goal scored by Michy Bachuai.
However, in the second half, the Danish club gave the Turks a real beating, hitting the net of their goal as many as four times. The hat-trick was scored by Benjamin Nygren. Another goal is scored by Christian Rasmussen.
Nordsjælland vs Fenerbahce review
In another match of the 5th round of this group, the Slovak "Spartak" Trnava lost at home to the Bulgarian "Ludogorets" with a score of 1:2.
Standings in quartet H one round before the end of the group round: Nordsjælland (10 points), Ludogorets (9), Fenerbahce (9), Spartak Trnava (1).
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