Besiktas had the first points on CL by defeating Liverpool. There were fabulous atmosphere in Inonu stadium. The huge Turkish flag was hanged down grandstand which ''Martyrs never dies'' writen on it.
Black eagles found the first goal owing to Red's poor defending, young midfielder Serdar Ozkan's shot deflects off Hyypia and into theback of the net on 13th minute. Liverpool press on the edge of the box but they can't get a shot off enough during the 1st half and finished with 1-0 score.
Second half was started with vociferous support of Besiktas fans. Visitors turning up the pressure and came closer to drawing goal with Gerrard but goalkeeper Hakan was'nt permited. Bobo missed an open goal, but 4 seconds later he rolled his shot through Reina's legs and found the net this time on 82nd. Gerrard's classy driving header goal gave Reds hope on last ten minutes but the game ended with 2-1 lead of Besiktas.