Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Enner Valencia seals Fenerbahce win over Trabzonspor to stay in title race

Fenerbahçe remains in the race to win the Super League title. Led by Enner Valencia, who scored the last goal, they defeated Trabzonspor 3–1, to continue within range of the battle for first place with their next rivals, Galatasaray, and with illusions of being champions.

Needing to win, after the previous week’s draw, Jorge Jesus’ team complied and rebounded with a win at the Sukru Sarkoglu Stadium, in the process they managed to settle quickly, although in the second leg they Only managed to finish the story.

Michy Batshuayi was in charge of breaking parity at the start of the match. After an assist from Arda Güler, he defined a right cross almost from the ground to sail past the goalkeeper. Only in supplements did Yellow Canary manage to increase gains.

A counterattack from the left gave Luan Perez a chance to run in, who started the attack, and following a transfer from Miha Zajak, he finished high to put up his second of the night. However, the Ecuadorian grabbed the third spot to seal the final number for the local.

After a good collective move, Valencia controlled a cross from the right by Ferdi Kadioglu with his chest, moved to his right and fired a strong shot at the left post. He didn’t have much time to celebrate, as he was immediately replaced by the coach.

Shortly after, Trezeguet pulled off a travel through penalty to seal the win after a hard infringement by Kadioglu inside the area. A low cross shot into the ground from the right sealed the day in Istanbul, where Fenerbahçe celebrated.

The next match, which was postponed and has no date in dispute, will be nothing more and nothing less than Galatasaray (76), the leader, in which they will try to reduce the gap to just two points. Before that, he will play the Turkish Cup semi-final rematch against Sivspor.

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