Trabzonspor put an end to their three match losing streak to beat Mersin 1-0 at the Avni Aker stadium.
On-loan Chelsea winger Marko Marin scored the only goal of the game on 48 minutes. The Germany international’s free-kick effort took a wicked deflection off Oscar Cardozo giving goalkeeper Mummer Yildirim no chance.
The 26-year-old winger posed a constant attacking threat creating the highest number of chances (3) and the most successful dribbles (3).
Marin now has three goals and four assists in all competitions for Trabzonspor this season.
The victory took Trabzonspor up into 12th place while Mersin remain in the relegation zone on just 16 points.
Trabzonspor 1 – 0 Mersin İdmanyurdu
Stadium: Hüseyin Avni Aker
Referee: Halis Özkahya, Aleks Taşçıoğlu, Serkan Ok
Trabzonspor: Esteban, Cavanda, Mustafa Yumlu, Akakpo, Bosingwa, Okay Yokuşlu, Aytaç Kara, Sefa Yılmaz (min. 72 Yusuf Erdoğan), Marin, Erkan Zengin, Cardozo (min. 84 Fatih Atik)
Mersin İdmanyurdu: Muammer Yıldırım, Serkan Balcı, Mitrovic, Sadiku, Gökçek Vederson, Murat Ceylan (min. 84 Pedriel), Khalili, Güven Varol, Tita (min. 90+2 Eren Tozlu), Nakoulma (min. 65 Sinan Kaloğlu), Welliton
Goal: min. 48 Marin (Trabzonspor)
Yellow Cards: min. 19 Bosingwa, min. 63 Mustafa Yumlu, min. 70 Okay Yokuşlu (Trabzonspor), min. 60 Gökçek Vederson, min. 63 Welliton, min. 73 Sadiku, min. 85 Pedriel (Mersin İdmanyurdu)