Portugal defender Pepe said he was thrilled to score a goal in the 1-1 draw against Croatia, his 100th appearance, on Thursday.
Pepe headed home Pizzi's cross for the 32nd-minute equaliser -- his seventh international goal and his second in two games after he scored in the 2-1 defeat to Uruguay in the round of 16 of the World Cup
"I'm very happy," Pepe told O Jogo after the game. "I appreciate the opportunity I have been given to represent Portugal. It means a lot. I try to enjoy every moment."
On-loan Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius conceded a late equaliser in his first appearance for Besikstas, a 1-1 draw against Bursaspor on Sunday.
Karius, who finalised a two-year loan on Aug. 25, came out to claim a cross from the byline from Bursaspor midfielder Yusuf Erdogan, but forward Diafra Sakho reached it at the edge of the box before the goalkeeper and tapped home in the 86th minute.
Replaced in July as Liverpool's No. 1 by Alisson, who signed from Roma for a club record €62.5 million,...
Besiktas have completed the signing of Loris Karius on a two-year loan, Liverpool confirmed on Saturday.
Sources have told ESPN FC that Besiktas will pay an initial loan fee worth £2.25 million and that the deal will become permanent if Karius reaches a certain number of appearances at the Turkish club and if they qualify for European football.
Liverpool would be due another £7.25m if the move becomes permanent and have inserted a 20 percent sell-on clause.