In the first match of the Friendship Tournament organized by the Association of Clubs Foundation with LaLiga, Fenerbahce defeated Spain’s Rayo Vallecano team 3-1.
Szalai, who was waiting in the right diagonal inside the penalty area, rose to the ball sent by Crespo from the air, using the free kick won in the 18th minute in the front left of the penalty area. The goalkeeper controlled the leather ball in this player’s head kick.
The guest team scored in the 22nd minute. Meeting the ball on the left diagonal of the penalty area, Trejo smashed the defenders and hit the ground with his right foot. The leather round that bounced off Arao’s foot met with the nets: 0-1.
Serdar Dursun, who was waiting in the penalty area, hit the ball with the head, which Lincoln Henrique cut in in the 29th minute, meeting the ball on the left diagonal. The ball bounced back by hitting the crossbar, this time from the side in Szalai’s volley.
In the 40th minute, Crespo was dropped in front of the penalty area and Lincoln Henrique took the free kick. This player’s place came back from the crossbar and Szalai’s shot also went out from the leather round top.
In the 68th minute of the second half, Pedro, who ran for the ball in front of the penalty area with King’s intermediate pass, was knocked down by Mumin Suleiman. The referee whistled for the penalty.
Fenerbahce caught the draw in the 71st minute. Osayi-Samuel’s penalty kick hit the ball from the bottom of the right goal post: 1-1.
İsmail Yüksek, who snatched the ball in the midfield in the 76th minute, found King waiting on the left diagonal. This player’s right foot placed the ball from the bottom of the right goal post into the net: 2-1.
Fenerbahce doubled the lead in the 83rd minute. Ferdi Kadıoğlu, who met the ball on the left diagonal of the penalty area, dribbled his opponents and shot a straight shot with his right foot. The ball that hit the defender also met with the nets: 3-1.
The match ended with Fenerbahçe’s 3-1 advantage.
PEDRO IS INJURED
Fenerbahce player Joao Pedro, who replaced Serdar Dursun in the second half (60th minute), was knocked down by Mumin Suleiman from the guest team in the penalty area while running for King’s intermediate pass. Pedro, who was injured in the position when the referee whistled for the penalty, was removed from the game on a stretcher. The fans supported this player by saying the name of Pedro, who was removed from the game.