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UEFA Europa League: Fenerbahçe SK - RSC Anderlecht Match press kits

UEFA Europa League - 2018/19 SeasonMatch press kits

Fenerbahçe SKFenerbahçe SKŞükrü Saracoğlu - IstanbulThursday 8 November 2018
16.50CET (18.50 local time)
Group D - Matchday 4
RSC AnderlechtRSC Anderlecht
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

UEFA Europa League
25/10/2018GSRSC Anderlecht - Fenerbahçe SK2-2BrusselsBakkali 35, 50; Frey 53, Hasan Ali Kaldırım 57
UEFA Champions League
29/08/2007QR3RSC Anderlecht - Fenerbahçe SK0-2
agg: 0-3
BrusselsKežman 4, Alex 73
15/08/2007QR3Fenerbahçe SK - RSC Anderlecht1-0
IstanbulAlex 32
European Champions Clubs' Cup
15/09/1965PRRSC Anderlecht - Fenerbahçe SK5-1
agg: 5-1
BrusselsVan Himst 5, Stockman 32, 50, 70, Hanon 89; Altıparmak 83
08/09/1965PRFenerbahçe SK - RSC Anderlecht0-0Istanbul
Fenerbahçe SK211031110000522167
RSC Anderlecht311120110000512276

Fenerbahçe SK - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

Fenerbahçe SK have not played against a club from their opponents' country

RSC Anderlecht - Record versus clubs from opponents' country

UEFA Champions League
26/11/2014GSRSC Anderlecht - Galatasaray AŞ2-0
BrusselsMbemba 44, 86
16/09/2014GSGalatasaray AŞ - RSC Anderlecht1-1IstanbulBurak Yılmaz 90+1; Praet 52
UEFA Europa League
25/08/2011PORSC Anderlecht - Bursaspor2-2
agg: 4-3
BrusselsJuhász 38, Jovanović 57; Turgay Bahadır 5, Stepanov 68
18/08/2011POBursaspor - RSC Anderlecht1-2
BursaGökçek Vederson 36 (P); Legear 53 (P), Jovanović 77
UEFA Champions League
04/08/2009QR3Sivasspor - RSC Anderlecht3-1
agg: 3-6
SivasErsen Martin 12, Kamanan 19 (P), Ayın Musa 58; Van Damme 34
28/07/2009QR3RSC Anderlecht - Sivasspor5-0
BrusselsDe Sutter 17, 76, Boussoufa 22, Chatelle 32, Frutos 90+1
UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
03/11/1976R2Galatasaray AŞ - RSC Anderlecht1-5
agg: 2-10
IstanbulÖzdenak 35; Rensenbrink 25, 64, Haan 42, Ressel 70, Coeck 71
20/10/1976R2RSC Anderlecht - Galatasaray AŞ5-1
BrusselsCoeck 10, Vercauteren 19, 81, Rensenbrink 52 (P), 72; Özdenak 49
Fenerbahçe SK211031110000522167
RSC Anderlecht742162220000136433015

Last updated 06/11/2018 17:22CET

Match background Only this chapter

Anderlecht surprisingly prop up UEFA Europa League Group D with just a single point and are under severe pressure to claim a first win in the section against hosts Fenerbahçe, who since the 2-2 draw in Brussels on 25 October have dismissed their head coach Phillip Cocu.

• The record champions of Belgium surrendered a 2-0 lead at home to Fenerbahçe last time out – after a Zakaria Bakkali double had appeared to put them in charge – but the draw at least earned them a first point following defeats at Spartak Trnava (0-1) and at home to Dinamo Zagreb (0-2). The Istanbul side are three points better off, having recovered from an opening 4-1 defeat in Zagreb to defeat Trnava 2-0 in Istanbul.

• Anderlecht will be out if they lose.

Previous meetings
• The clubs have been paired together twice before in UEFA competition, Anderlecht winning a European Cup preliminary round tie in 1965 (5-1 at home and on aggregate) and Fenerbahçe winning both legs (1-0 home, 2-0 away) in the 2007/08 UEFA Champions League third qualifying round – the first step on the Turkish club's run to the quarter-finals.

• Those are Fenerbahçe's only previous meetings with Belgian opposition, whereas Anderlecht have faced Turkish teams on eight other occasions in the past. Their overall record in Turkey, including the matches at Fenerbahçe, is W2 D2 L2.

Highlights: Anderlecht 2-2 Fenerbahçe

Form guide
• Fenerbahçe finished runners-up in the Turkish league and cup last season, with Galatasaray edging them out in the Süper Lig and unheralded Akhisar shocking them with a 3-2 cup final win. They opened their 2017/18 European campaign with a UEFA Champions League third qualifying round defeat by Benfica (0-1 away, 1-1 home), which sent them directly into the UEFA Europa League group stage.

• This is the Istanbul club's fifth appearance at this stage of the competition and they have qualified for the knockout phase on each of the previous four occasions, most recently in 2016/17 when they topped a group featuring eventual winners Manchester United. Their most successful campaign was in 2012/13, when they reached the semi-finals.

• Having won all three Istanbul fixtures in that 2016/17 group stage, Fenerbahçe made it four group stage home wins in a row with their matchday two success against Trnava, that result ending a four-match sequence without a European victory in their own stadium. The Yellow Canaries have scored at least once in each of their last 16 European home games.

• Third in Belgium last term behind Club Brugge and Standard Liège, Anderlecht's European reward was automatic qualification for the UEFA Europa League group stage.

• The Brussels club are competing at this juncture of the competition for the sixth time and have never failed to progress to the knockout phase, reaching the quarter-finals on their most recent participation, in 2016/17.

• Anderlecht have lost eight of their last ten European fixtures, failing to score in six of them. However, they have lost just one of their last five away fixtures in the UEFA Europa League group stage (W2 D2), contributing to an overall record of W7 D4 L5.

Watch: Ten great Fenerbahçe goals

Links and trivia
• As the coach of Gent, Hein Vanhaezebrouck claimed home (2-0) and away (1-0) wins over Turkish club Konyaspor in the 2016/17 UEFA Europa League group stage.

• Fenerbahçe's long-serving Turkish international goalkeeper Volkan Demirel – who played in the 2007/08 win at Anderlecht – is married to a former Miss Belgium, Zeynep Sever, with whom he has two daughters.

The coaches
• Fenerbahçe parted company with coach Phillip Cocu on 29 October. His place has been taken on an interim basis by his assistant, and fellow Dutchman, Erwin Koeman. Formerly the right-hand man also to his brother, Ronald, at Southampton and Everton, the 57-year-old has been a head coach in his own right in the past, including stints with Feyenoord (2005–07) and Hungary (2008–10). A left-footed midfielder, he had successful spells with Mechelen and PSV Eindhoven and won EURO '88 with the Netherlands.

• After a successful three-year spell with Gent, during which he led the club to their first Belgian title, in 2014/15, and into the UEFA Champions League round of 16 the following season, Hein Vanhaezebrouck was appointed as Anderlecht boss in October 2017, succeeding René Weiler. He first established his coaching credentials during two spells in the dugout of home-town club Kortrijk, whom he had also represented during a modest playing career.


Team facts Only this chapter

Fenerbahçe SK
Formed: 1907
Nickname: Sarı Kanaryalar (Yellow Canaries)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• None

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 19 (2014)
Turkish Cup: 6 (2013)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
did not take part in UEFA club competition
2013/14: UEFA Champions League play-offs
2012/13: semi-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2011/12: did not take part in UEFA club competition
2010/11: play-offs (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
2009/10: round of 32
2008/09: UEFA Champions League group stage

UEFA club competition

• Biggest home win
5-0: Fenerbahçe v Turan Tovuz
09/08/94, UEFA Cup preliminary round first leg

• Biggest away win
0-5 twice, most recently v MTK Budapest
06/08/08, UEFA Champions League second qualifying round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-5: Fenerbahçe v Cannes
27/09/94, UEFA Cup first round second leg
0-4 twice, most recently v AC Milan
23/11/05, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
7-0: Benfica v Fenerbahçe
17/09/75, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round first leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
5-0: Fenerbahçe v Turan Tovuz (see above)

• Biggest away win
0-4: Partizani v Fenerbahçe
22/08/95, preliminary round second leg

• Heaviest home defeat
1-5: Fenerbahçe v Cannes (see above)

• Heaviest away defeat
7-1: Sigma Olomouc v Fenerbahçe
04/11/92, second round second leg


RSC Anderlecht
Paars-wit (Purple and Whites, Dutch), Les Mauves et Blancs (Purple and Whites, French)

UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)
• UEFA Cup Winners' Cup (2): 1976, (1977), 1978, (1990)
• UEFA Cup (1): 1983, (1984)
• UEFA Super Cup (2): 1976, 1978

Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)
League title: 34 (2017)
Belgian Cup: 9 (2008)

Ten-year European record (UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup unless indicated otherwise)
UEFA Champions League group stage
quarter-finals (having transferred from UEFA Champions League third qualifying round)
round of 16
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League group stage)
2013/14: UEFA Champions League group stage
UEFA Champions League group stage
round of 32
round of 32 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2009/10: round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)
2008/09: UEFA Champions League second qualifying round

UEFA club competition
• Biggest home win
9-0: Anderlecht v Derry City
23/11/65, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round first leg

• Biggest away win
1-10: Haka v Anderlecht
14/09/66, European Champion Clubs' Cup first round first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5 twice, most recently v Paris Saint-Germain
23/10/13, UEFA Champions League group stage

• Heaviest away defeat
10-0: Manchester United v Anderlecht
26/09/56, European Champion Clubs' Cup preliminary round second leg

UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup
• Biggest home win
6-1 three times, most recently v Mainz
03/11/16, group stage
5-0: Anderlecht v Tiligul Tiraspol
29/07/98, first qualifying round second leg

• Biggest away win
0-3 on six occasions, most recently v Slavia Praha
18/08/16, play-off first leg

• Heaviest home defeat
0-5: Anderlecht v Bayern München
06/03/08, round of 16 first leg

• Heaviest away defeat
6-1: Real Madrid v Anderlecht
12/12/84, third round second leg


Squad list Only this chapter

Fenerbahçe SK - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
1Volkan DemirelTUR27/10/198137 - 2---3-36-88-
35Harun TekinTUR17/06/198929 - --3-8-3-5-
38Eren TunçTUR29/04/200216 - ----------
54Erten ErsuTUR21/04/199424 - ----------
65Abdullah YiğiterTUR20/02/200018 - ----------
3Hasan Ali KaldırımTUR09/12/198928 - 2-2110-191331
4Mauricio IslaCHI12/06/198830 - 2-2-7-31-46-
6İsmail KöybaşıTUR10/07/198929 - --2-3-28-42-
19Şener ÖzbayraklıTUR23/01/199028 - 1-1-6-13-25-
23Diego ReyesMEX19/09/199226 - --3-5-7-15-
29Burak AlbayrakTUR12/01/199820 - ----------
33Roman NeustädterRUS18/02/198830 - 2-3111-151484
37Martin ŠkrtelSVK15/12/198433 - 2-2-9-42-82-
40Batuhan YılmazTUR01/01/199919 - ----------
41Muhammet ÇakıTUR14/01/200018 - ----------
42Abdulcebrail AkbulutTUR15/10/200117 - ----------
50Gürkan BaşkanTUR01/04/200216 - ----------
51Cenk AlptekinTUR12/01/200117 - ----------
53Yiğithan GüveliTUR16/05/199820 - ----------
63Deniz YılmazTUR12/01/200018 - ----------
70Kemal BayrakTUR19/01/200216 - ----------
5Mehmet TopalTUR03/03/198632 - 2-2-8-535895
7Alper PotukTUR08/04/199127 - 212-5-191363
14Mahsun ÇapkanTUR08/10/199919 - ----------
20André AyewGHA17/12/198928 - 1-2-11271359
28Mathieu ValbuenaFRA28/09/198434 - 2-1-51322905
32JailsonBRA07/09/199523 - --3-713-3-
49Batın ÖzdemirTUR27/02/200216 - ----------
62Fatih ÇırtlıkTUR12/07/200216 - ----------
66Oğuz Kağan GüçtekinTUR06/04/199919 - --1-1-1-1-
92Aatif ChahechouheMAR02/07/198632 - --1-3-1-81
99Eljif ElmasMKD24/09/199919*2-3-1113-71
22Michael FreySUI19/07/199424 - --3171172285
24Barış AlıcıTUR24/06/199721 - 2-1-4-1-3-
31Islam SlimaniALG18/06/198830 - --3281113247
39Yassine BenziaALG08/09/199424 - --2-6-72142
52Muhammed GümüşkayaTUR01/01/200117 - ----------
64Fatih BektaşTUR31/01/200018 - ----------
-Erwin KoemanNED20/09/196157 - ------8-8-
RSC Anderlecht - Squad list
Current seasonAll-time
1Frank BoeckxBEL27/09/198632 - ----1-5-
16Thomas DidillonFRA28/11/199522 - 3-14-3-3-
30Boy de JongNED10/04/199424 - --------
3James LawrenceWAL22/08/199226 - 2-5-2-152
4Bubacarr SannehGAM14/11/199423 - 3-813-8-
12Dennis AppiahFRA09/06/199226 - --6-4-13-
22Elias CobbautBEL24/11/199720 - --3-----
41Emmanuel Adjey SowahGHA16/01/199820 - ----4-5-
42Hannes DelcroixBEL28/02/199919 - --1-----
44Antonio MilićCRO10/03/199424 - 2-10-2-13-
45Sebastiaan BornauwBEL22/03/199919 - 1-9-1-1-
55Ognjen VranješBIH24/10/198929 - 2-8-13-23-
5Yevhen MakarenkoUKR21/05/199127 - 2-12-9-13-
7Andy Najar HON16/03/199325 - 3-7-191262
8Pieter GerkensBEL17/02/199523 - 2-1434-9-
10Ryota MoriokaJPN12/04/199127 - 1-2-1-1-
11Knowledge MusonaZIM21/06/199028 - 1-811-31
15Kenneth SaiefISR17/12/199324 - 3-7-121231
20Sven KumsBEL26/02/198830 - 2-7-8-282
25Adrien TrebelFRA03/03/199127 - 3-13214-251
39Edo KayembeCOD03/06/199820 - --1-----
48Albert Sambi LokongaBEL22/10/199919 - --1-----
56Alexis SaelemaekersBEL27/06/199919 - 1-12-1-1-
9Nany DimataBEL01/09/199721 - 2-13102-2-
19Ivan SantiniCRO21/05/198929 - 3-1293-71
38Mohammed DaudaGHA20/02/199820 - 1-3-1-1-
40Francis AmuzuBEL23/08/199919 - 2-9-2-2-
60Ciryack Olivier DhauholouCIV06/06/199721 - --------
99Zakaria BakkaliBEL26/01/199622 - 22916283
-Hein VanhaezebrouckBEL16/02/196454 - 3---13-33-

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Fixtures and results Only this chapter

Fenerbahçe SKFixtures and results
07/08/2018UCLSL Benfica (A)L 0-1
11/08/2018LeagueBursaspor (H)W 2-1Giuliano 22, Souza 30
14/08/2018UCLSL Benfica (H)D 1-1Alper Potuk 45+1
18/08/2018LeagueYeni Malatyaspor (A)L 0-1
25/08/2018LeagueGöztepe Izmir (A)L 0-1
01/09/2018LeagueKayserispor (H)L 2-3A. Ayew 13, Slimani 57
16/09/2018LeagueKonyaspor (A)W 1-0Elmas 67
20/09/2018UELGNK Dinamo Zagreb (A)L 1-4Neustädter 47
24/09/2018LeagueBeşiktaş JK (H)D 1-1A. Ayew 71
30/09/2018LeagueRizespor (A)L 0-3
04/10/2018UELFC Spartak Trnava (H)W 2-0Slimani 52, 69
07/10/2018Leagueİstanbul Başakşehir (H)D 0-0
20/10/2018LeagueSivasspor (A)D 0-0
25/10/2018UELRSC Anderlecht (A)D 2-2Frey 53, Hasan Ali Kaldırım 57
28/10/2018LeagueMKE Ankaragücü (H)L 1-3Özgenc 89
02/11/2018LeagueGalatasaray AŞ (A)D 2-2Valbuena 66, Jailson 72
08/11/2018UELRSC Anderlecht (H)
11/11/2018LeagueAlanyaspor (H)
25/11/2018LeagueTrabzonspor AŞ (A)
29/11/2018UELGNK Dinamo Zagreb (H)
03/12/2018LeagueKasımpaşa SK (H)
09/12/2018LeagueAkhisar Belediyespor (A)
13/12/2018UELFC Spartak Trnava (A)
17/12/2018LeagueBB Erzurumspor (H)
24/12/2018LeagueAntalyaspor (A)
27/01/2019LeagueBursaspor (A)
03/02/2019LeagueYeni Malatyaspor (H)
10/02/2019LeagueGöztepe Izmir (H)
17/02/2019LeagueKayserispor (A)
24/02/2019LeagueKonyaspor (H)
03/03/2019LeagueBeşiktaş JK (A)
10/03/2019LeagueRizespor (H)
17/03/2019Leagueİstanbul Başakşehir (A)
31/03/2019LeagueSivasspor (H)
07/04/2019LeagueMKE Ankaragücü (A)
14/04/2019LeagueGalatasaray AŞ (H)
21/04/2019LeagueAlanyaspor (A)
28/04/2019LeagueTrabzonspor AŞ (H)
05/05/2019LeagueKasımpaşa SK (A)
12/05/2019LeagueAkhisar Belediyespor (H)
19/05/2019LeagueBB Erzurumspor (A)
26/05/2019LeagueAntalyaspor (H)
1İstanbul Başakşehir1173115424
2Galatasaray AŞ11623191420
4Kasımpaşa SK11614241819
5MKE Ankaragücü11614151119
6Beşiktaş JK11533191418
7Yeni Malatyaspor11533141018
8Göztepe Izmir 11605141218
9Trabzonspor AŞ11443191316
15Fenerbahçe SK1124591510
16Akhisar Belediyespor1123611199
18BB Erzurumspor111558138
RSC AnderlechtFixtures and results
28/07/2018LeagueKV Kortrijk (A)W 4-1Santini 3, 48, 73, Dimata 31
05/08/2018LeagueKV Oostende (H)W 5-2Santini 46, 83 (P), 86, Dimata 52, 89
12/08/2018LeagueR. Charleroi SC (A)W 2-1Dimata 45+3 (P), Santini 64
17/08/2018LeagueR. Excel Mouscron (H)W 2-0Trebel 38, Dimata 63
26/08/2018LeagueClub Brugge (A)L 1-2Musona 19
02/09/2018LeagueRoyal Antwerp (H)D 1-1Gerkens 17
15/09/2018LeagueKRC Genk (A)L 0-1
20/09/2018UELFC Spartak Trnava (A)L 0-1
23/09/2018LeagueR. Standard de Liège (H)W 2-1Santini 72, Sanneh 90+4
27/09/2018CupUnion Saint-Gilloise (H)L 0-3
30/09/2018LeagueK. Sint-Truidense VV (H)D 0-0
04/10/2018UELGNK Dinamo Zagreb (H)L 0-2
07/10/2018LeagueSV Zulte Waregem (A)W 2-1Bakkali 43, Gerkens 78
21/10/2018LeagueCercle Brugge KSV (H)W 4-2Dimata 8 (P), 32, 52, Gerkens 54
25/10/2018UELFenerbahçe SK (H)D 2-2Bakkali 35, 50
28/10/2018LeagueKAS Eupen (A)L 1-2Santini 78
01/11/2018LeagueKSC Lokeren OV (H)D 1-1Dimata 59
04/11/2018LeagueWaasland-Beveren (A)W 2-1Dimata 12 (P), Trebel 83
08/11/2018UELFenerbahçe SK (A)
11/11/2018LeagueKAA Gent (H)
25/11/2018LeagueK. Sint-Truidense VV (A)
29/11/2018UELFC Spartak Trnava (H)
02/12/2018LeagueKRC Genk (H)
09/12/2018LeagueR. Charleroi SC (H)
13/12/2018UELGNK Dinamo Zagreb (A)
16/12/2018LeagueCercle Brugge KSV (A)
22/12/2018LeagueR. Excel Mouscron (A)
27/12/2018LeagueWaasland-Beveren (H)
18/01/2019LeagueKAA Gent (A)
25/01/2019LeagueKAS Eupen (H)
01/02/2019LeagueR. Standard de Liège (A)
08/02/2019LeagueSV Zulte Waregem (H)
15/02/2019LeagueRoyal Antwerp (A)
22/02/2019LeagueClub Brugge (H)
01/03/2019LeagueKSC Lokeren OV (A)
08/03/2019LeagueKV Kortrijk (H)
15/03/2019LeagueKV Oostende (A)
1KRC Genk141040391534
2Club Brugge14941361431
3Royal Antwerp14842211328
4RSC Anderlecht14833271627
5KAA Gent14725292623
6K. Sint-Truidense VV14563191621
7R. Standard de Liège14554191620
8KV Oostende14536162618
9R. Charleroi SC14527192017
10KAS Eupen14518182716
11KV Kortrijk14446202416
12Cercle Brugge KSV14446162616
14KSC Lokeren OV14248122310
15R. Excel Mouscron1423910219
16SV Zulte Waregem1423921359

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Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

Fenerbahçe SK

  • UEFA Champions League - Third qualifying round
    SL Benfica 1-0 Fenerbahçe SK
    1-0 Cervi 69
    Volkan Demirel, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Isla, Mehmet Topal, Alper Potuk (74 Soldado), Giuliano, Dirar (86 Barış Alıcı), Valbuena (61 Mehmet Ekici), Neustädter, Škrtel, Elmas
  • (14/08/2018)
    Fenerbahçe SK 1-1 SL Benfica (agg: 1-2)
    0-1 Gedson Fernandes 26, 1-1 Alper Potuk 45+1
    Volkan Demirel, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Isla (79 Şener Özbayraklı), Mehmet Topal (65 Barış Alıcı), Alper Potuk, Giuliano, A. Ayew, Valbuena (65 Soldado), Neustädter, Škrtel, Elmas
  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Group D - Group Standings
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb3300829
    Fenerbahçe SK3111564
    FC Spartak Trnava3102243
    RSC Anderlecht3012251
    Matchday 1 (20/09/2018)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb 4-1 Fenerbahçe SK
    1-0 Šunjić 16, 2-0 I. Hajrović 27, 2-1 Neustädter 47, 3-1 I. Hajrović 57, 4-1 Dani Olmo 60
    Harun Tekin, Mehmet Topal, İsmail Köybaşı, Alper Potuk (80 Slimani), Şener Özbayraklı, Frey, Reyes, Neustädter, Benzia (65 Jailson), Chahechouhe (64 Barış Alıcı), Elmas
  • Matchday 2 (04/10/2018)
    Fenerbahçe SK 2-0 FC Spartak Trnava
    1-0 Slimani 52, 2-0 Slimani 69
    Harun Tekin, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Isla, A. Ayew (76 Valbuena), Frey, Reyes (76 İsmail Köybaşı), Slimani (88 Mehmet Topal), Jailson, Neustädter, Škrtel, Elmas
  • Matchday 3 (25/10/2018)
    RSC Anderlecht 2-2 Fenerbahçe SK
    1-0 Bakkali 35, 2-0 Bakkali 50, 2-1 Frey 53, 2-2 Hasan Ali Kaldırım 57
    Harun Tekin, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Isla, Frey, Reyes, Slimani (74 A. Ayew), Jailson, Neustädter, Škrtel, Benzia (74 Oğuz Güçtekin), Elmas (86 Alper Potuk)
  • Matchday 4 (08/11/2018)
    Fenerbahçe SK-RSC Anderlecht
  • Matchday 5 (29/11/2018)
    Fenerbahçe SK-GNK Dinamo Zagreb
  • Matchday 6 (13/12/2018)
    FC Spartak Trnava-Fenerbahçe SK

RSC Anderlecht

  • UEFA Europa League - Group stage
    Matchday 1 (20/09/2018)
    FC Spartak Trnava 1-0 RSC Anderlecht
    1-0 Oravec 79
    Didillon, Sanneh, Najar (65 Saief), Dimata (83 Gerkens), Musona (83 Makarenko), Santini, Kums, Trebel, Amuzu, A. Milić, Vranješ
  • Matchday 2 (04/10/2018)
    RSC Anderlecht 0-2 GNK Dinamo Zagreb
    0-1 I. Hajrović 19 (P) , 0-2 Gojak 68
    Didillon, Sanneh, Makarenko, Najar (66 Saief), Dimata (85 Lawrence), Santini, Trebel, Amuzu, A. Milić, Vranješ, Bakkali (89 Morioka)
  • Matchday 3 (25/10/2018)
    RSC Anderlecht 2-2 Fenerbahçe SK
    1-0 Bakkali 35, 2-0 Bakkali 50, 2-1 Frey 53, 2-2 Hasan Ali Kaldırım 57
    Didillon, Lawrence, Sanneh, Gerkens (86 Dauda), Saief, Santini, Kums, Trebel, Bornauw, Saelemaekers (86 Najar ), Bakkali
  • Matchday 4 (08/11/2018)
    Fenerbahçe SK-RSC Anderlecht
  • Matchday 5 (29/11/2018)
    RSC Anderlecht-FC Spartak Trnava
  • Matchday 6 (13/12/2018)
    GNK Dinamo Zagreb-RSC Anderlecht

Last updated 06/11/2018 17:23CET

Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeAndreas Ekberg (SWE)
  • Assistant refereesDaniel Wärnmark (SWE) , Stefan Hallberg (SWE)
  • Additional assistant refereesKristoffer Karlsson (SWE) , Glenn Nyberg (SWE)
  • Fourth officialFredrik Klyver (SWE)
  • UEFA DelegateDag Steinar Vestlund (NOR)
  • UEFA Referee observerCyril Zimmermann (SUI)


NameDate of birthUEFA Europa League matchesUEFA matches
Andreas Ekberg02/01/19851543

UEFA Europa League matches involving teams from the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
03/11/2016UELGSRSC Anderlecht1. FSV Mainz 056-1Brussels

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
15/04/2016UYLSFChelsea FCRSC Anderlecht3-0Nyon
06/09/2016U21QRBelgiumCzech Republic2-1Louvain
03/11/2016UELGSRSC Anderlecht1. FSV Mainz 056-1Brussels

Last updated 06/11/2018 17:23CET



Club competitions
  • UCL: UEFA Champions League
  • ECCC: European Champion Clubs' Cup
  • UEL: UEFA Europa League
  • UCUP: UEFA Cup
  • UCWC: UEFA Cup Winners' Cup
  • SCUP: UEFA Super Cup
  • UIC: UEFA Intertoto Cup
  • ICF: Inter-Cities Fairs Cup
National team competitions
  • EURO: UEFA European Football Championship
  • WC: FIFA World Cup
  • CONFCUP: FIFA Confederations Cup
  • FRIE: Friendly internationals
  • U21FRIE: Under-21 friendly internationals
  • U21: UEFA European Under-21 Championship
  • U17: UEFA Under-17 Championship
  • U16: UEFA European Under-16 Championship
  • U19: UEFA Under-19 Championship
  • U18: UEFA European Under-18 Championship
  • WWC: FIFA Women's World Cup
  • WEURO: UEFA European Women's Championship

Competition stages

  • F: Final
  • GS: Group stage
  • GS1: First group stage
  • GS2: Second group stage
  • 3QR: Third qualifying round
  • R1: First round
  • R2: Second round
  • R3: Third round
  • R4: Fourth round
  • PR: Preliminary round
  • SF: Semi-finals
  • QF: Quarter-finals
  • R16: round of 16
  • QR: Qualifying round
  • R32: Round of 32
  • 1QR: First qualifying round
  • 1st: first leg
  • 2QR: Second qualifying round
  • 2nd: second leg
  • FT: Final tournament
  • PO: Play-off
  • ELITE: Elite round
  • Rep: Replay
  • 3rdPO: Third-place play-off
  • PO - FT: Play-off for Final Tournament
  • GS-FT: Group stage – final tournament

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • f: Match forfeited


  • -: Denotes player substituted
  • +: Denotes player introduced
  • *: Denotes player sent off
  • +/-: Denotes player introduced and substituted

Squad list

  • D: Disciplinary
  • *: Misses next match if booked
  • S: Suspended
  • QUAL: All UEFA qualifiers
  • UEL: Current season total UEFA Europa League appearances from the group stage onwards prior to the current matchday
  • UEL: Total appearances in the UEFA Europa League, group stage to final only
  • UEFA: All-time total appearances in UEFA club competition including qualifying
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on