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Europa League qualifiers: Sam Mensah helps lowly Östersund to evict giants Galatasaray

Sam Mensah played the entire duration for Swedish side Östersund who eliminated Turkish giants Galatarasay out of the Europa League after drawing 1-1 in Istanbul on Thursday.

Having won the first leg of their second qualifying round tie 2-0 at home, the debutants proved resolute on the road.

Skipper Brwa Nouri’s 60th-minute penalty rendered academic an Ahmet Çalik reply.

Mensah played on the right side of midfield as Östersund authored the first big shock of the 2017/18 European campaign.

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