The Turkish team Fenerbahce played out on Tuesday night a step closer to ottendedelsfinalen in the Europa League.
at Home against Russian Zenit won Fenerbahce 1-0 in the first of two duels between the two teams.
the Fight was the only one that was played on Tuesday, while the other showdown of 16.-with their be played on Thursday.
It is due to Galatasaray on Thursday playing at home against Benfica. Fenerbahce and Galatasaray play both in the city of Istanbul and is ærkerivaler.
Zenit came into the match as gruppevinder, after the team in the group stage, among other beat FC Copenhagen.
Against Fenerbahce was the Zenith, however, on the heels of the beginning of the purge.
the Turks had particular success with to attack over the right side, where the veterans Mauricio Isla and Mathieu Valbuena lived.
the Latter was for the corner kick that led to the 1-0 goal.
the Frenchman sent the ball into the box, and after a little bit of chance landed on the feet of Islam Slimani.
the Attacker, which is leased from Leicester to Fenerbahce, kicked out the turks in front with a flat shot.
the Lead was logical from play and chances, but Zenit, however, went to the break with a bitter feeling.
A minute before pausefløjt abused the slovakian international Róbert Mak namely a penalty kick. It was puffed on the crossbar of Fenerbahce-goalkeeper Harun Tekin.
the Prospect of 1-0 was no disaster for any of the two teams.
The last 45 minutes, changed also nothing for Fenerbahce and Zenit, who will meet in St. Petersburg next week.