Robin van Persie netted the winner for Fenerbahce on Sunday evening but afterwards spoke of his unhappiness at starting the game on the bench.

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van persie fenerThe Dutch striker came off the bench on 77 minutes with his side drawing 1-1 with Bursaspor, and after only three minutes Van Persie swept Markovic’s cross into the bottom corner to seal a 2-1 win for Fenerbahce.

Speaking to Lig TV after the match Van Persie admitted his anger at being left on the bench for the game a he believes he is fully fit and should be playing ninety minutes.

Van Persie said, “To be honest, I am not very happy at this moment,”

“I was not happy that I started on the bench. I am fully fit, physically very well and able to play for 90 minutes.

“The only right answer I could give was with what I did: helping the team to get the victory.”

Van Persie has scored three goals this season in nine appearances, with the striker starting five of those games.

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