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Fenerbahçe 2-2 Alanyaspor

Fenerbahçe hosted Alanyaspor in the 25th week of the Turkish Super Lig. The match ended in a 2-2 draw, and Fenerbahçe lost the league leadership.

In the 25th week of the Trendyol Super Lig, Fenerbahçe hosted Alanyaspor. The match ended in a 2-2 draw. Alanyaspor’s goals came from Augusto in the 12th and 63rd minutes. Fenerbahçe’s goals were scored by Tadic from a penalty in the 49th minute and Dzeko in the 59th minute.

RELINQUISHED LEADERSHIP

With this result, Fenerbahçe reached 64 points and handed over the leadership seat to their arch-rival Galatasaray, who has 66 points. Alanyaspor, on the other hand, rose to 28 points.

The yellow-navy blues suffered a point loss for the first time after a 3-match winning streak.

FENERBAHÇE VS. ALANYASPOR: MATCH HIGHLIGHTS

In the 7th minute, Cengiz Ünder’s placed shot outside the penalty area, after a pass from Tadic, narrowly missed the target.

In the 12th minute, Alanyaspor took the lead. Eduardo, assisted by Ferdi Kadıoğlu’s pass, passed the ball to Oğuz Aydın despite Djiku’s intervention. Oğuz Aydın then saw Sisto in a favorable position. Sisto’s shot from the penalty spot rebounded off goalkeeper Livakovic, and Augusto cleanly put it into the net: 0-1.

In the 18th minute, Cengiz Ünder took the free-kick won from outside the left edge of the penalty area. Tadic struck the ball sent to the penalty spot by this player, but the ball went over the top.

In the 24th minute, the ball, intended to be cleared by the defense from Tadic’s cross, remained with Krunic just above the penalty arc. Cengiz Ünder met the ball inside the box on the right side, but goalkeeper Ertuğrul denied his shot.

HT | A total of 7 players received yellow cards in the first half.

In the 49th minute, Tadic equalized for his team from the penalty spot: 1-1.

In the 59th minute, Edin Dzeko put his team ahead with a header from a ball into the penalty area: 2-1.

In the 63rd minute, Augusto scored the second goal for Alanyaspor and himself: 2-2.

KENT IN THE SQUAD

Fenerbahçe’s English winger Ryan Kent was included in the Alanyaspor match squad.

The 27-year-old player, who was on the verge of being sent off during the winter transfer period, found a place in the squad in the absence of Joshua King.

STADIUM FULL AGAIN

Fenerbahçe fans, as in all matches this season, did not leave their team alone.

Yellow-navy supporters, who gathered around the stadium before the Corendon Alanyaspor match, waited for the match time with songs.

Filling the entire allocated section, the fans supported the players with chants before the match.

EDIN DZEKO ENDS 5-WEEK GOAL DROUGHT

Fenerbahce’s Bosnian player, Edin Dzeko, broke his goalless streak in the league by scoring against Alanyaspor after 5 matches.

Fenerbahce hosted Alanyaspor in the 25th week of the Super Lig. The experienced player of the yellow-navy team, Edin Dzeko, made a header at the back post from Mert Muldur’s cross in the 59th minute, sending the ball into the net and putting his team ahead 2-1.

The 37-year-old player found the net in the Super Lig after a 5-match hiatus with this goal. Dzeko, who scored a hat-trick in the postponed match against Konyaspor on January 10, 2024, in the 16th week of the Super Lig, had not been able to score in the subsequent matches against Gaziantep FK, Samsunspor, Başakşehir, MKE Ankaragücü, and Antalyaspor.

With his goal against Alanyaspor, Edin Dzeko increased his goal tally to 17 in the Super Lig.

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