ANKARA

Turkish Super Lig title contenders Fenerbahce defeated Caykur Rizespor 2-1 in the first game of the 2020-2021 season on Friday.

Fenerbahce were awarded the penalty after a VAR review but Gokhan Akkan saved Caner Erkin’s penalty kick in the 32nd minute.

The half time ended 0-0 at the Caykur Didi Stadium.

In the second half, Caykur Rizespor’s Milan Skoda scored a powerful header in the 59th minute to give his team a 1-0 lead.

This goal was also recorded as the first goal of the new season in the league.

Gokhan Gonul equalized the game with a header in the 76th minute.

In the 87th minute, the away team were given a penalty again and Jose Sosa converted the penalty to seal a comeback victory for Fenerbahce.

Week 1 fixtures of the Super Lig are as follows:

Saturday:

Demir Grup Sivasspor – Aytemiz Alanyaspor

Fatih Karagumruk – Yeni Malatyaspor

Goztepe – Yukatel Denizlispor

Galatasaray – Gaziantep FK

Sunday:

Hes Kablo Kayserispor – Kasimpasa

Trabzonspor – Besiktas

Fraport TAV Antalyaspor – Genclerbirligi

MKE Ankaragucu – Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor

Monday:

Hatayspor – Medipol Basaksehir

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