Europa League: Emenike Returns As  Fenerbahce Lose To Krasnodar

Europa League: Emenike Returns As  Fenerbahce Lose To Krasnodar

By James Agberebi

Former Nigerian international Emmanuel Emenike made a return to Fenerbahce's starting 11 but couldn't prevent them from losing 1-0 to Russian club FC Krasnodar in the first leg of their round of 32 Europa League tie on Thursday.

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The only goal of the game was scored by Viktor Claesson in the fourth minute.

Emenike was replaced by Fernandao in the 72nd minute

Fenerbahce will hope to overturn the 1-0 deficit when they host FC Krasnodar in the return leg in Turkey next Thursday.

Emenike's last game for Fenerbahce was in December 2016 in a 1-1 draw against Amed SK in the Turkish Cup.

He has scored three goals in 11 appearances for Fenerbahce this campaign.

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