Besiktas vs Tottenham: Supporters light up the stadium after floodlight fail halts Europa League fixture in Turkey

Match suspended after only eight minutes of play

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The Independent Online

The Ataturk Stadium in Turkey looked more like a slow number at a stadium rock gig tonight after fans waved their mobile phones in the air during the black-out in the Europa League tie between Besiktas and Tottenham.

There were only eight minutes of play gone in the game, which was 0-0 at the time of the floodlight failure.

After a 15 minute delay, the match re-started.

VIDEO: WATCH THE SCENES AT THE STADIUM

Farcically, play was halted by another power failure in stoppage time.

Again, the players were forced down the tunnel for an enforced break with the Turkish side leading 1-0.

Besiktas eventually won the game by 1-0, meaning they finish top of Group C at Spurs' expense.

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