Emmanuel Adebayo’s Istanbul Basaksehir triumphed over Super Eagles’ Troost Ekong’s Bursaspor in the first game of the season.

Istanbul Basaksehir got an early lead in the 21st minute which ended up being the lone goal of the match.

Mikel Agu was subbed off late in the second half for the visitors. Meanwhile, Emmanuel Adebayo was rested around 89th minute.

The result sits Istanbul Basaksehir top of the table and Bursaspor are rock bottom as it remains the only match to have been played.