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Fenerbahce miss chance to win against Eintracht Frankfurt in Europa League

'Yellow Canaries' miss penalty shot in 92nd minute

Selçuk Buğra Gökalp   | 17.09.2021
Fenerbahce miss chance to win against Eintracht Frankfurt in Europa League Valencia of Fenerbahce in action during the UEFA Europa League group D match between Eintracht Frankfurt and Fenerbahce at Deutsche Bank Park on September 16, 2021 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. ( Abdulhamid Hoşbaş - Anadolu Agency )

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Fenerbahce drew 1-1 against Eintracht Frankfurt in UEFA Europa League Group D match Thursday. 

Mesut Ozil scored the first goal for the Yellow Canaries' in the 10th minute, but Sam Lammers equalized for Frankfurt in the 51st minute at Frankfurt Stadium.

Fenerbahce missed an opportunity to win in the 92nd minute, when Mergim Berisha scored the rebound from a missed penalty kick for Fenerbahce but a decision by the video assistant referee (VAR) ruled out the goal.

In the other Group D match, Olympiacos beat Antwerp 2-1.

Olympiacos leads the table with 3 points, while Fenerbahce placed 2nd with 1 point in Group D.

In the second matchday of the group, Fenerbahce will host Greek team Olympiacos at Sukru Saracoglu Stadium in Istanbul while Antwerp will host Frankfurt at the Bosuilstadion in Belgium on Sept. 30.

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