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:
Demir Grup Sivasspor – Aytemiz Alanyaspor
Fatih Karagumruk – Yeni Malatyaspor
Goztepe – Yukatel Denizlispor
Galatasaray – Gaziantep FK
Hes Kablo Kayserispor – Kasimpasa
Trabzonspor – Besiktas
Fraport TAV Antalyaspor – Genclerbirligi
MKE Ankaragucu – Buyuksehir Belediye Erzurumspor
Hatayspor – Medipol Basaksehir
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