Mesut Ozil finally scored a goal for Fenerbahce, registering for the first time since he found the back of the net for Arsenal at the start of 2020.

Mesut Ozil scores first goal for Fenerbahce (via Mesut Ozil on instagram)
Mesut Ozil scores first goal for Fenerbahce (via Mesut Ozil on Twitter)

Mesut Ozil started Fenerbahce’s first game of the season against Adana Demirspor on Sunday and scored the game’s only goal in a match where he was the captain.

https://twitter.com/MesutOzil1088/status/1427028579230093314

The above tweet, translated, reads, “An important win. It is also very proud to be the captain of Fenerbahçe. Thanks for the help bro @irfankahveci #YaFenerYa”

Ozil finished the game with stats of:

  • Minutes played: 81
  • Touches: 42
  • Pass accuracy: 80.8%
  • Key passes: 1
  • Goals: 1

The goal came in Ozil’s 12 game for Fenerbahce. He also has one assist and one yellow card.

It was the midfielder’s first goal since he scored against Newcastle on 16 February, 2020.