Fenerbahçe defeated Çaykur Rizespor 2-1 in the first game of the 2020-2021 season on Friday.
Fenerbahçe were awarded the penalty after a VAR review but Gökhan 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 scored in the 59th minute. But, our captain Gökhan Gönül 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 Fenerbahçe.
We started the new season with three points!