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FC Player of the Day, 7 Dec: Vedat Muriqi (Fenerbahce)
Player of the Day

FC Player of the Day, 6 Dec: Vedat Muriqi (Fenerbahce)

The big forward scored two in a seven-goal thriller in the Turkish Super Lig.

 
12:11pm on Saturday 7th December 2019
By
Martin Macdonald
Vedat Muriqi
S (C) - Fenerbahçe - 25 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
77'
9.0
Dec 6, 2019
77Minutes played
2Goals
3Total shots
12Final third passes
6Touches in box
4Aerials won
4Ball recovered
40Touches

Fenerbahce bounced back from two consecutive draws with a comprehensive 5-2 defeat of Genclerbirligi on Friday, with Muriqi scoring two in the first half.

After the visitors took the lead early on, he later equalised with a superb, glancing header into the bottom left corner after a lofted cross from the right from Mauricio Isla.

Luis Gustavo then scored from range before Muriqi got his second in unconventional fashion. After a heavy touch from the defender, he slides in opportunistically to win possession inside the box before poking a finish beyond the oncoming goalkeeper.

He was a handful in other areas, too, winning the majority of his aerial duels, and making four ball recoveries, one interception, and one clearance for his side.

25 yrs - S (C) - Fenerbahçe
86
Defending
Creative
Passing
Attacking
Shooting
Decisive
Aerials
Physical
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1093
Played matches
13
9
2
Shots P90
3.95
Shots On target P90
1.81
Successful passing %
70%
Final third passes P90
14.57

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