Two goals from Uruguay defender Coates, in the 15th and 27th minutes, both following corner kicks, and others scored by the Spanish Sarabia, in the 44th minute with a penalty, and by forward Paulinho, in the 89th minute, allowed the Lisbon team to win the clash between the Portuguese and Turkish champions.

Sporting, who had lost their two opening games against Ajax (5-1) and Borussia Dortmund (1-0), now have their first points in the competition, taking their total to three, three less than the Dutch and Germans, while Besiktas continues to the next round without scoring.