Ex-Chelsea striker Demba Ba scores 18th goal of the season

Former Chelsea striker scores 18th goal of the season [divider]

Beşiktaş beat Gençlerbirliği 2-0 at the Ankara 19 Mayıs stadium to move back into second place just one point behid Süper Lig leaders Fenerbahçe.

Demba Ba scored his 18th goal of the season in style when he curled the ball into the back of the net from a set piece on 69 minutes.

The goal was the Black Eagles second from a direct free-kick this season.

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Ba took three shots on target and completed one successful dribble over the 90 minutes, Whoscored gave the Senegalese international a rating of 8.33.

The 29-year-old has hit the ground running since joining on a £5.2 million move from Chelsea this summer. Ba already has 18 goals and two assists in 23 appearances.

Ba has nine Süper Lig goals this season, making him the fifth highest goal scorer in the league.

Olcay Şahan scored the Black Eagles second goal of the evening to record their eight win of the season. Beşiktaş have the best away record in the league.

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