The goal in the match played at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium was by Turkish midfielder Mehmet Topal in the 82nd minute.

The second leg will be played in Braga, Portugal a week later, on March 17.

In the other knockout stage matches, Shakhtar Donetsk beat Anderlecht 3-1, Basel draw with Sevilla 0-0, and Borussia Dortmund beat Tottenham 3-0.

Four other matches of the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 were also being played Thursday: Villereal-Bayer Leverkusen, Sparta Prague-Lazio, Athletic Bilbao-Valencia, and Liverpool-Manchester United.

Anadolu Agency