The tricolor gunner added his fifth conquest so far in the 2020-2021 season.
February 13, 2021 – 8:13 p.m.
The Ecuadorian striker Enner Valencia was once again essential for his club. In the morning for Ecuador this Saturday, Valencia scored the second goal that at the end of the game meant that of the 2-1 victory against Fatih Karagümrük, for Fenerbahçe to remain the leader in Turkish football after 25 days of the tournament.
The tricolor has taken over a position in coach Erol Bulut’s starting eleven. During the week, for the quarterfinals of the Cup, the 31-year-old striker scored the equalizer that led them to play for extra time, in the series that lost 1-2 to Istanbul Başakşehir.
The match started with the visitors dominating 0-2 up with goals from Senegalese Mame Thiam (19 min) and Ecuadorian Valencia (53 min). Then came the homeowners discount from Italian Fabio Borini (67 min). The referee of the match, after consulting the VAR at 75 minutes of play, annulled what would have been the equality for Karagumruk.
Valencia did not complete the entire match, was replaced in the 81st minute by the Dutchman Ferdi Kadioglu.
With this result, Fenerbahçe took the top with 51 points in the absence of the Galatasaray game, which if they won it, would reach its score and the fight to be the leader alone would continue for matchday 26. (D)