Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Trabzonspor followers assault Fenerbahce gamers after Turkish Tremendous Lig loss

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Followers of Trabzonspor stormed the pitch after the full-time whistle

Trabzonspor followers ran on to the sphere and attacked Fenerbahce gamers after Sunday’s Tremendous Lig match.

Fenerbahce received 3-2 at Papara Park, Trabzon and their gamers have been met with violence as they celebrated the victory.

Vibrant Osayi-Samuel and Michy Batshuayi each tried to intervene as safety companies entered the sphere.

“Above all, sport is gentlemanship,” Turkey’s Inside Minister Ali Yerlikaya posted on X.

“It’s by no means acceptable for violence to happen on soccer pitches.”

Tensions began to rise within the 87th minute when objects have been thrown on to the sphere after Batshuayi scored what proved to be the winner for visiting aspect Fenerbahce.

It’s the newest in a collection of different controversial incidents within the Turkish league throughout the 2023-24 season.

In December, referee Halil Umut Meler was struck by MKE Ankaragucu president Faruk Koca, resulting in a suspension in Tremendous Lig fixtures.

Fenerbahce sit second within the Tremendous Lig, two factors behind leaders Galatasaray, and are 30 factors away from Trabzonspor in third.

Line-ups

Trabzonspor

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Çakir
  • 12Meunier
  • 3FernándezSubstituted forBardhiat 45′minutes
  • 24DenswilBooked at 70mins
  • 18ElmaliBooked at 76mins
  • 5Özdemir
  • 6Mendy
  • 7Visca
  • 19Pépé
  • 10TrézéguetBooked at 78minsSubstituted forFountasat 90+6′minutes
  • 94DestanBooked at 52mins