Egypt's Trezeguet scores double in Aston Villa's comeback win over Fulham

Ahram Online , Sunday 4 Apr 2021

The Egyptian international came off the bench in the 62nd minute, helping his side earn a 3-1 win over Fulham

Aston Villa's Trezeguet, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during an English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Fulham at Villa Park in Birmingham, England, Sunday April 4, 2021. AP

Egypt winger Mahmoud 'Trezeguet' Hassan opened his scoring account with Aston Villa in the Premier League this season after netting twice in a 3-1 win over Fulham on Sunday

Trezeguet came off the bench in the 62nd minute, replacing Anwar Ghazi, while the visitors were leading 1-0 courtesy of a goal from Aleksandar Mitrovic two minutes earlier.

He turned the match on its ahead following his introduction, leveling the score in the 78th minute with a first-time low shot from inside the area before adding the second three minutes later with a fine close-range volley. 

Ollie Watkins ensured the win with three minutes remaining, giving his side a deserved win.

Trezeguet, 26, has made 21 appearances with Aston Villa in all competitions so far this season.

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