The former German soccer player Mesut Özil has given his debut for his new club Fenerbahce Istanbul. Özil was on Tuesday at the away game at Hatayspor in the 76. Minute substitute, and celebrated after the final whistle with his new team-mates for the 2:1 (1:0)-Sieg. "An overwhelming feeling to have my debut for Fenerbahce given," wrote the 32-Year-old in connection with Twitter.
By the success of Fenerbahce built on the edge of the table top, at least temporarily. On a winning photo from the cabin, the Club published after the end of the Game, laughs Özil in the midst of his team-mates. "I congratulate the whole team three important points," wrote Ozil. He particularly thanked Fener goalkeeper Altay Bayindir.
The good 14 minutes for Özil, the first in a competitive match since March, 2020. At the end of January, the world champion of 2014 was replaced after seven and a half years at the London Club Arsenal FC to Fenerbahce. In Turkey, the former Bundesliga player wrote to 2024.
Mame Thiam (26.) the Team of Istanbul brought in leadership, Özil clapped polite applause. In the final phase, he came on as a substitute for goalscorer in. Ten minutes later, he initiated the 0:2, Jean-Claude Billong (88.) met into his own goal. Aaron Boupendza (90.) could shorten for Hatayspor only. Fenerbahce showed a disappointing performance, goalkeeper Altay Bayindir holding the victory with a strong parades. And the guests lost the former Bundesliga player Luiz Gustavo, who had to Pause due to injury out.
The match was played pandemic-without Fans. And also lay about the little Ataturk stadium with a running track, and only three stands for 6000 spectators Regionalliga Flair. Over the counter stands a huge Turkish Flag and another that showed the Turkish state founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk hung.
Ozil and his team-mates had been prepared upon arrival at the venue on Monday an enthusiastic reception. Already at the airport, dozens waited euphorisierte Fans of the police, only with great difficulty and in gross disregard of the pandemic-times offered spacing rules could be kept in check. Further trailers were for the team bus with fireworks in club colours trellis.Updated Date: 03 February 2021, 06:19