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Fenerbahce 5-2 Genclerbirligi: Max Kruse Scores First Goals For Yellow Canaries

BREMEN, GERMANY - MAY 18: Max Kruse of Werder Bremen is congratulated before leaving the club during the Bundesliga match between SV Werder Bremen and RB Leipzig at Weserstadion on May 18, 2019 in Bremen, Germany. (Photo by Oliver Hardt/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Fenerbahce crushed Genclerbirligi 5-2 at the Sukru Saracoglu stadium in the Super Lig on Friday.

The visitors opened the scoring early on when Sio found the back of the net on 9 minutes.

Vedat Muriqi responded with the equaliser on 23 minutes, Gustavo found the back of the net on 32 minutes and Muriqi bagged a brace before half-time.

The Kosovo international now has 10 goals and three assists in 14 games in all competitions for the Yellow Canaries this season.

Netherlands U21 international Ferdi Kadioglu scored a stunning goal on 75 minutes and Germany international Max Kruse scored his first goal of the season late on.

The victory temporarily closed the gap with league leaders Sivasspor to two points but the Yigidolar ended up beating Malatyaspor 3-1 away to extend their lead to five points.

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Fenerbahce 5-2 Genclerbirligi

Stadium: Sukru Saracoglu
Referee: Ali Şansalan, Kerem Ersoy, İsmail Şencan

Fenerbahce: Altay Bayındır, Isla, Sadık Çiftpınar, Serdar Aziz (min. 46 Ferdi Kadıoğlu), Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Gustavo, Emre Belözoğlu (min. 57 Jailson), Ozan Tufan, Kruse, Rodrigues, Muric (min. 77 Tolgay Arslan)

Genclerbirligi: Ertaç Özbir, Candeias, Flavio, Toure, Halil İbrahim Pehlivan (min. 46 Nadir Çiftçi), Fabricio, Berat Ayberk Özdemir (min. 65 Rahmetullah Berişbek), Sio (min. 84 Sefa Yılmaz), Sessegnon, Polomat, Stancu

Goals: min. 9 Sio, min. 78 Stancu (Genclerbirligi), min. 23 & 39 Muric, min. 32 Gustavo, min. 75 Ferdi Kadıoğlu, min. 87 Kruse (Fenerbahce)

Yellow Cards: min. 20 Sio, min. 52 Polomat, min. 81 Candeias, Stancu (Genclerbirligi), min. 30 Ozan Tufan, min. 73 Muric, min. 79 Hasan Ali Kaldırım (Fenerbahce)

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