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Fenerbahce draw with Antwerp in Europa League

Fenerbahce's Enner Valencia scores twice but misses penalty for 2-2 draw in Istanbul

Emre Asikci   | 21.10.2021
Fenerbahce draw with Antwerp in Europa League Diego Rossi (9) of Fenerbahce in action against Ritchie De Laet (2) and Birger Verstraete (6) of Royal Antwerp during UEFA Europa League Group D soccer match between Fenerbahce and Royal Antwerp at Ulker Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey on October 21, 2021. ( Serhat Cagdas - Anadolu Agency )

ISTANBUL

Turkish side Fenerbahce were held to a 2-2 draw by Antwerp on Thursday in a Group D match of the Europa League.

Mbwana Samatta found an early goal for Antwerp in minute two at the Sukru Saracoğlu Stadium in Istanbul.

Fenerbahce leveled the game with a goal by Enner Valencia in the 21st minute, but Valencia later missed a penalty shot in minute 37.

In the 45th minute, the Istanbul side were awarded a penalty again, which Valencia converted successfully into a 2-1 score.

Pieter Gerkens netted on a header in minute 62 to earn Antwerp the 2-2 draw.

With the result, the Yellow Canaries continued their winless Europa League run in the third round of Group D fixtures.

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