The Istanbul giants settled matters with a game to go by defeating Osmanlıspor 3-1 on Sunday to maintain their six-point lead over Fenerbahçe. Marcelo got the party started with a pair of first-half goals before Mario Gomez added the third shortly after the restart, taking his Super League total to 26 for the season.
• Heaviest home defeat0-2 four times, most recently v Chelsea FC09/12/03, group stage
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Ten-year European record (UEFA Champions League unless otherwise indicated)2015/16: UEFA Europa League group stage2014/15: UEFA Europa League round of 16 (having transferred from UEFA Champions League play-offs)2013/14: UEFA Europa League play-offs (excluded from the group stage)2012/13: did not participate in UEFA competition2011/12: UEFA Europa League round of 16 2010/11: UEFA Europa League round of 322009/10: group stage2008/09: UEFA Cup first round2007/08: group stage
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Beşiktaş are relishing a return to the UEFA Champions League group stage after claiming their first Turkish league title since 2008/09.
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• Heaviest away defeat8-0: Liverpool FC v Beşiktaş (see above for details)
"We've had a fantastic season – we gave it our all," said Gomez. "There were nerves until the end but we made it. I am not proud of just scoring goals, but of the fact that those goals have contributed to us winning the title."
UEFA Champions League (group stage to final only)• Biggest home win3-0: Beşiktaş v FC Barcelona19/09/00, first group stage
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• Heaviest home defeat1-4: Beşiktaş v FC Dynamo Kyiv17/02/11, round of 32 first leg0-3: Beşiktaş v Club Atlético de Madrid15/03/12, round of 16 second leg
Hosts Besiktas opened the scoring just before the half-hour mark through Ricardo Quaresma's unstoppable free kick and continued to dominate throughout the game with Dynamo struggling to get the ball up the pitch.
Coach Şenol Güneş, in his first season at the club, added: "We deserved to win the title and we played like champions. Fenerbahçe were a good team, too, but we were better. This was a project started by our president Fikret Orman and I would like to thank former coaches Samet Aybaba and Slaven Bilić, who both added bricks to the wall."
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• Biggest away win0-2: Chelsea FC v Beşiktaş 01/10/03, group stage
UEFA club competition honours (runners-up in brackets)• none
• Heaviest away defeat8-0: Liverpool FC v Beşiktaş06/11/07, UEFA Champions League group stage
The Super Lig side could not find a second and were left to rue their missed chances when a well-taken strike from substitute Viktor Tsygankov drew Kiev...
• Biggest away win0-5: FK Sarejevo v Beşiktaş (see above)
UEFA Europa League/UEFA Cup• Biggest home win5-1: Beşiktaş v Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC (see above)5-1: Beşiktaş v FC Vaduz (see above)4-0: Beşiktaş JK v NK Široki Brijeg (see above)
Besiktas and Dynamo Kiev shared the points in their Champions League clash at the BJK Inonu Stadium as they drew 1-1 on Wednesday night.
• Biggest away win0-5: FK Sarajevo v Beşiktaş 03/10/02, UEFA Cup first round second leg
• Heaviest away defeat4-0: FC Dynamo Kyiv v Beşiktaş24/02/11, round of 32 second leg
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RecordsUEFA club competition• Biggest home win5-1: Beşiktaş v Maccabi Tel-Aviv FC15/09/11, UEFA Europa League group stage5-1: Beşiktaş v FC Vaduz25/08/05, UEFA Cup second qualifying round second leg4-0: Beşiktaş v NK Široki Brijeg28/08/08, UEFA Cup second qualifying round second leg
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• Heaviest home defeat0-5: Beşiktaş v FC Dynamo Kyiv14/03/87, European Champion Clubs' Cup quarter-finals first leg
The triumph earned the Black Eagles their first championship crown in seven years and 14th overall. It also guaranteed Beşiktaş a place on the starting grid in next season's UEFA Champions League, with Fenerbahçe set to enter the competition in the third qualifying round.
Domestic honours (most recent triumph in brackets)League title: 14 (2016)Turkish Cup: 9 (2011)
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Ricardo Quaresma netted home a brilliant free kick, but Dynamo Kiev were able to find an equalizer in the 65th minute.