Champions League : Leipizg missing Forsberg for Besiktas clash

Kalidou Koulibaly

A brace from Vincent Aboubakar and goals from Yacine Brahimi, Alex Telles and Francisco Soares secured the win for Sérgio Conceição's men.

RB Leipzig will be without playmaker Emil Forsberg amid a trio of injuries for Wednesday's crunch Champions League clash at home to Besiktas.

Alvaro Negredo opened the scoring after ten minutes from the penalty spot, before Naby Keita levelled the scoring with just three minutes left to play.

Marcos Tavares stunned the Spaniards with the opening goal after 10 minutes, heading home Martin Milec's cross from close range.

The German side, who had to achieve a better result than Porto to finish second behind Group G winners Besiktas, were beaten by a half-volleyed 90th minute strike from Brazil Under-23 worldwide Talisca.

Feyenoord scored a late victor to secure a 2-1 victory against Napoli in group F.

The Turkish outfit has won both away games so far in this season's competition, running out 3-1 winners at Porto on matchday one and 2-1 in Monaco.

Talisca scored for the victor for the Turkish giants in the closing stages of the game.

Despite the loss, RB Lepzig booked a place in the Europa League having finished in the third position behind Besiktas and FC Porto.

"I wouldn't say it was the most incredible game of my career as Leipzig have had plenty of big games during my time with the club which I've started".

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