November 04, (THEWILL) – In an enthralling match on Saturday, Trabzonspor emerged 3-2 winners over Fenerbahçe on match day 11 of the 2023/2024 Trendyol Super Lig season.
The fixture at Ülker Stadium pitted the league leaders against an in-form Trabzonspor side, and the visitors fully capitalised with a statement victory that allowed Galatasaray to leapfrog the hosts to take the top spot.
The match exploded into life early on, with Nigerian forward Paul Onuachu striking after just 10 minutes to give Trabzonspor the lead. Fenerbahçe fought back through a Dusan Tadic penalty but headed into the break 2-1 down after a Berat Özdemir strike. Just minutes into the second half, Nicolas Pepe added a brilliant third for the visitors.
The game took another twist when Fenerbahçe’s Ismail Yüksek saw red in the 78th minute, leaving the hosts a man down. Despite Tadic pulling another goal back from the spot, Trabzonspor held on for a first win over Fenerbahçe this season.
The result leaves Fenerbahçe second on 30 points, while Trabzonspor climbed to fourth on 19 points with their sixth win of the campaign. With the league race heating up, Trabzonspor have staked their claim as potential challengers with this statement victory on the road.