Turkey and Wales meet for the first time in almost a quarter of a century in the second round of Group A games at UEFA EURO 2020. Singaporean who loves to watch the match of UEFA EURO can find good value EURO Sports Betting odds in any trusted online casino Singapore.
• There has been little to choose between the teams in their six previous fixtures, with their most recent match producing a remarkable ten-goal thriller.
• While Turkey need to get back on track after losing 3-0 to Italy in Rome in the opening UEFA EURO 2020 fixture – their joint heaviest EURO finals defeat – Wales are aiming to build on the 1-1 draw against Switzerland in Baku, Kieffer Moore’s 74th-minute header rescuing a point after they had gone behind early in the second half.
• This is the first time the teams have played since a memorable 1998 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Istanbul on 20 August 1997. The home side ran out 6-4 winners thanks largely to four goals from Hakan Şükür against a Wales side who trailed 2-0 after eight minutes but recovered to lead 3-2 and 4-3 before finally succumbing to two more goals in the final 15 minutes from Turkey’s all-time top scorer.
• The game in Cardiff in December 1996 had finished goalless; Wales were eliminated by their loss in Turkey, who also failed to reach the finals as they finished third in the section behind the Netherlands and Belgium.
• Wales caretaker coach Robert Page made his international debut in that 0-0 draw in December 1996, and also played 90 minutes in the 6-4 defeat the following August.
EURO facts: Turkey
• This is Turkey’s fifth appearance at a UEFA European Championship, having made their finals debut in 1996. They reached the quarter-finals of UEFA EURO 2000 and the last four of UEFA EURO 2008 but failed to qualify for the 2004 and 2012 tournaments.
• In2016 Fatih Terim’s team finished third in their section behind Croatia and Spain, missing out on a place in the round of 16 despite concluding their group campaign with a 2-0 defeat of the Czech Republic. That proved insufficient for a place in the knockout stages after defeats by both Croatia (0-1) and Spain (0-3) – the latter equalling Turkey’s
biggest defeat in a EURO finals.
• That 2008 semi-final against Germany in Basel, Switzerland – which Turkey lost 3-2 – matched their greatest international achievement. A side coached, as now, by Şenol Güneş received bronze medals at the 2002 FIFA World Cup after defeating co-hosts South Korea in the third-place play-off.
EURO facts: Wales
• This is Wales’s second successive UEFA European Championship, following their 2016 debut. It proved a memorable bow, as a team coached by Chris Coleman qualified first in their group ahead of England, Slovakia and Russia before beating Northern Ireland (1-0) and Belgium (3-1) to reach the country’s first ever semi-final at a UEFA
or FIFA tournament at any level for men or women. Portugal proved too strong in the last four, however, the eventual champions running out 2-0 winners.
• Wales’s previous best EURO performance came in 1976, when they went out to Yugoslavia 3-1 on aggregate in the quarter-finals. They fell 2-0 in the first leg in Zagreb before a 1-1 draw in Cardiff. 3 Turkey – Wales Wednesday 16 June 2021 – 18.00CET (20.00 local time) Match press kit Baku Olympic Stadium, Baku
• That 2016 campaign was only Wales’s second appearance in a major tournament. They reached the quarter-finals at the 1958 FIFA World Cup – their only other championship experience – where they were eliminated 1-0 by eventual winners Brazil.
Latest news Turkey
• Turkey played three warm-up games prior to UEFA EURO 2020, beating Azerbaijan 2-1 in Alanya, drawing 0-0 with Guinea in Antalya and prevailing 2-0 against Moldova in the German town of Paderborn. Their six-match unbeaten run was ended by the 3-0 defeat against Italy.
• There were international debuts in those friendlies for three squad members – Altay Bayındar, Ridvan Yılmaz and Halil Dervişoğlu, who marked his with a goal 34 minutes into the game against Azerbaijan.
Latest news Wales
• Kieffer Moore’s goal against Switzerland was his sixth for Wales and came on his final tournament debut. Wales have never lost a game in which he has scored (W4 D2).
• Wales had failed to score in their two pre-tournament friendlies, losing 3-0 to France in Nice and drawing 0-0 against Albania in Cardiff. Neco Williams was sent off after 26 minutes in the defeat by France, in which 19-year-old Rubin Colwill came off the bench to make his international debut.
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