Moses’ Late goal hands Fenarbahce Crucial win over Rizespor


Former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses was the hero on Saturday evening as relegation threatened Fenerbahce defeated Rizespor 3-2.

The fiercely played clash, witnessed four Nigerians in action.

Asides Moses in the cloud of Fenerbahce, Rizespor paraded the trio of defender Chidozie Awaziem, midfielder Okechukwu Azubuike and winger Aminu Umar.

But it was Moses who laughed last as he scored the winning goal from the penalty spot in the 84th minute.

Rizespor took the lead with an own goal in the 7th minute through Hassan Ali Kaldrim before Sedar Aziz leveled the game in the 20th minute.

Spanish International Roberto Soldado put Fenerbahce in the driving seat in the 40th minute.

Dario Melnjak restored parity in the 55th minute before the Chelsea Loanee, winger Victor Moses netted the winning goal from the spot.

Moses was substituted in the 90th minute for Eljif Elmas, Umar was replaced by Samu in the 73rd minute, while Musa Cagiran was introduced in place of Azubuike in the 85th minute.

It was only Awaziem that played for the whole duration of the game.

Moses has now scored 2 league goals for Fenerbahce.

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