Trabzon, Karabük on pitch for Europa League groups

Two Turkish teams from the Black Sea region, Trabzonspor and Kardemir Karabükspor, will seek the chance to advance during their respective first-leg playoff games in the Europa League today.

Trabzonspor will be pinning its hopes on Oscar Cardozo, the former Benfica striker who recently joined the squad, when it faces Russia’s Rostov today at 9 p.m.