56 days after his injury, Mesut Özil celebrated his starting line-up comeback at the Turkish first division soccer club Fenerbahce. The 2014 world champion played in the 0-0 of the Istanbul club at Alanyaspor until the 65th minute.
Özil injured his ankle against Antalyaspor (1: 1) on March 4th. The 32-year-old has played eight competitive games for Fener since moving to Turkey. With the draw, Fenerbahce missed out on top of the table Besiktas. The gap to the city rivals is five points.