Trezeguet's brace secures Trabzonspor's 4-1 win over Karagumruk

Ahmed Seif , Monday 22 May 2023

Egyptian winger Mahmoud Trezeguet scored twice to help Trabzonspor secure a 4-1 victory against Fatih Karagumruk in the Turkish Super Lig on Monday.



Trabzonspor took the lead in the eighth minute through Marc Bartra, but Mbaye Diagne equalized for Karagumruk six minutes later. Trezeguet then took over, scoring twice and setting up a third goal for Trabzonspor.

The Egyptian star fired from close but his shot was deflected by keeper Batuhan Sen into his own net in the 20th minute. He finally got his name on thr scoresheet in the 35th minute with a brilliant curler from outside the box into the top corner.

In the 51st minute he secured the full points of the game with a clinical finish from close range.

Trezeguet's outstanding performance guided Trabzonspor to a convincing win, lifting them to sixth place in the Super Lig standings with 51 points. Karagumruk, on the other hand, remained in ninth place with 44 points.

This season, Trezeguet has featured in 39 matches across various competitions, scoring 12 goals and providing seven assists.

According to Opta data, Trezeguet contributed to a goal in three consecutive league matches for the first time in a Trabzonspor jersey (2 goals & 1 assist). Moreover, he scored his first goal from outside the penalty area in the Super Lig since March 2019 (vs Akhisarspor).

By reaching double-digit goals for the first time since the 2017/18 season (13 goals), Trezeguet's current tally stands at 10 goals in the 2022/23 Super Lig season. The Egyptian winger has proven to be an essential asset for Trabzonspor, as they continue their quest for a higher league position.

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