Besiktas brushed aside Partizan Belgrade 4-0 with a dominant away showing in their Europa League Group C clash.
The match was effectively settled by half-time and the scoring was concluded inside an hour, with Veli Kavlak, Demba Ba, Oguzhan Ozyakup and Gokhan Tore all on target.
For Partizan, with one point from three games, qualification is now a distant prospect, but their conquerors are well-placed alongside Tottenham to progress.
Danko Lazovic attempted a blockbuster start to the match for the hosts,...
Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino defended Vlad Chiriches after his mistake gifted Besiktas a last-gasp leveller in the Europa League.
Until the dying embers of the game, it had looked like Spurs would win the Group C encounter thanks to Harry Kane's fine 20-yard strike in the first half.
Goalkeeper Hugo Lloris would have taken the majority of praise for the victory after a wonderful display, although he was eventually beaten by a nonchalant, late Demba Ba penalty.
Chiriches capped a poor...
A calamitous display from Vlad Chiriches eventually undid all of goalkeeper Hugo Lloris' good work as a last-gasp penalty earned Besiktas a hard-fought Europa League draw at Tottenham.
Spurs came into the match buoyed by Saturday's draw at bitter rivals Arsenal - a team Slaven Bilic's side pushed close in this season's Champions League play-offs.
Defeat to the Gunners saw the Turkish outfit drop into the Europa League, where they looked set to suffer more north London frustration until Demba Ba's...