Portuguese international Bosingwa praises free-kick maestro Mehmet Ekici [divider]
Portuguese international Jose Bosingwa has praised his Trabzonspor teammate Mehmet Ekici as being a free-kick master.
“We have amazing free-kick and set-piece takers, Mehmet Ekici has been fantastic and I hope he continues, his set-pieces really help the team,” Bosingwa told AA.
Bosingwa has featured in 17 league games, eight Europa League and two Turkish Cup games this season.
The Black Sea Storm have scored the highest number of goals from set-pieces in the league this season.
Trabzonspor have 20 set-piece goals in the Süper Lig, Galatasaray and Mersin have the joint second highest goals from set-pieces (13).
Atletico Madrid are the only side in top-flight European football to have scored more goals from set-pieces.
The La Liga champions have scored 22 goals from set-pieces in the league this season.
Trabzonspor midfielder Mehmet Ekici has scored the highest number of direct free-kick goals in Europe (5).