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Fenerbahce beat Rizespor 2-1 in 1st game of new season

Jose Sosa's penalty seals comeback win for Yellow Canaries in away game

Muhammed Enes Calli   | 11.09.2020
Fenerbahce beat Rizespor 2-1 in 1st game of new season

ANKARA

Turkish Super Lig title contenders Fenerbahce defeated Caykur Rizespor 2-1 in the first game of the 2020-2021 season on Friday.

Fenerbahce were awarded the penalty after a VAR review but Gokhan Akkan saved Caner Erkin's penalty kick in the 32nd minute.

The half time ended 0-0 at the Caykur Didi Stadium.

In the second half, Caykur Rizespor's Milan Skoda scored a powerful header in the 59th minute to give his team a 1-0 lead.

This goal was also recorded as the first goal of the new season in the league.

Gokhan Gonul equalized the game with a header in the 76th minute.

In the 87th minute, the away team were given a penalty again and Jose Sosa converted the penalty to seal a comeback victory for Fenerbahce.

Week 1 fixtures of the Super Lig are as follows:

Saturday:

Demir Grup Sivasspor - Aytemiz Alanyaspor

Fatih Karagumruk - Yeni Malatyaspor

Goztepe - Yukatel Denizlispor

Galatasaray - Gaziantep FK


Sunday:

Hes Kablo Kayserispor - Kasimpasa

Trabzonspor - Besiktas

Fraport TAV Antalyaspor - Genclerbirligi

MKE Ankaragucu - Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor

Monday:

Hatayspor - Medipol Basaksehir

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