10-men Fenerbahce earn draw by late equalizer

  • 04:31 28 April 2019

10-men Fenerbahce earn draw by late equalizer

Istanbul based football club Fenerbahce earned the 1-1 draw against Trabzonspor in Saturday's Spor Toto Super Lig match by a last-ditch effort of their French star Mathieu Valbuena, ONA reports citing Reuters.

Visitors Trabzonspor took the lead in the 16th minute of the match in Fenerbahce's home, Ulker Stadium as Turkish midfielder Yusuf Yazici was the scorer.

Fenerbahce had a mountain to climb when their Turkish central defender Sadik Ciftpinar was sent off by the referee after his tackle in the 71st minute of the game.

Following the red card shown to Sadik, Fenerbahce were down to 10 men against Trabzonspor.

Trabzonspor could escape with a victory from Kadikoy but Valbuena put the ball into Trabzonspor net in the last seconds of the injury time, scoring from freekick.

So the game in Istanbul has ended 1-1.

Fenerbahce are still unbeaten against Trabzonspor at Kadikoy for 22 years as Trabzonspor last beat Fenerbahce in Istanbul in Aug. 1997.

This season Fenerbahce are spending a nightmarish season in the Super Lig as in 30 league matches Fenerbahce could get 34 points.

Fenerbahce are now on the 14th place in league standings, a spot close to the relegation zone.

Meanwhile, Trabzonspor having 53 points are on the fourth spot.

Faig Mahmudov

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