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Fenerbahce struggle to get home draw, Ozil injured

Baku, March 5, AZERTAC

Fenerbahce fought hard to get a 1-1 draw against Fraport TAV Antalyaspor in a Turkish Super Lig match on Thursday, also the Istanbul club's German star Mesut Ozil suffered a foot injury, according to Anadolu Agency.

The visitors Antalyaspor took the lead in the 12th minute at the Ulker Stadium as midfielder Fredy scored the opener after Fenerbahce defender Marcel Tisserand's inaccurate pass.

Fredy had the ball to put it into the Fenerbahce net with a low shot.

Fenerbahce waited for the equalizer for at least an hour.

In minute 83, Fenerbahce pulled the level as Ecuadoran winger Enner Valencia dribbled past three players in the area to equalize.

Fenerbahce were awarded a penalty in the injury time as Antalyaspor's Veysel Sari tackled Greek midfielder Dimitris Pelkas in the box. However, after a Video Assistant Referee (VAR) review, the penalty was cancelled.

Pelkas was also shown a yellow card.

After the match ended 1-1 in Kadikoy, Antalyaspor's Belgian goalkeeper Ruud Boffin was sent off after a verbal exchange with people in Fenerbahce stands near the substitutes bench.

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