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21.01.2021 Football News

Bernard Mensah’s 5-star performance ends with a brace as Besiktas cruise to victory

By Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Bernard Mensah’s 5-star performance ends with a brace as Besiktas cruise to victory
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Ghana international Bernard Mensah put up an outstanding performance on Thursday afternoon as he netted a brace to propel Besiktas to defeat Fatih Karagumruk 4-1.

The highly-rated midfielder today earned a starting role to help his team chase three points when they made the trip to the Vefa Stadium to take on the matchday 19 opponent.

With a stellar performance in the first half, Bernard Mensah was hugely involved when striker Vincent Aboubakar scored in the 44th minute to give Besiktas the lead before the break.

Five minutes into the second half, the Ghana asset found the back of the Fatih Karagumruk net with a striker’s effort having gone on a solo run.

Later in the 70th minute, Bernard Mensah scored his second of the afternoon to complete his brace while sealing what eventually ended as a massive 4-1 away win for the Black Eagles.

Coming off in the 71st minute, the exciting midfielder bowed out with a perfect rating of 10.0 according to statistics provided by renowned statistics providers SofaScore.

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On the matchday, Cyle Larin scored the third goal for Besiktas while a penalty kick converted by Fabio Borini served as the consolation goal for Fatih Karagumruk.

Today’s brace means that Bernard Mensah now has four goals and one assist this season in the Turkish Super Lig having made 17 appearances.

Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo
Eric Nana Yaw Kwafo

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