Pre-season Friendly: Bassey grabs winning goal in Fulham’s victory against Hoffenheim
Super Eagles defender Calvin Bassey scored the winning goal as Fulham defeated German club TSG Hoffenheim 2-1 in their last pre-season friendly at Craven Cottage on Saturday afternoon.
Bassey was handed his first start since making the switch from Eredivisie outfit Ajax last month, and he delivered a Man of the Match performance.
Another new recruit, Raul Jimenez, put Fulham in front six minutes into the second half.
The lead lasted five minutes before Grisha Promel equalized for Hoffenheim with a powerful header.
Bassey then scored the winning goal 17 minutes from time.
The powerful center-back, who enjoyed an excellent game, leaped highest to nod home from an Andreas corner.
Marco Silva’s side will now shift attention to their Premier League opener against Everton next weekend.
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