This time rival Wales in football: Turkey’s group leadership test

This time rival Wales in football: Turkey’s group leadership test
This time rival Wales in football: Turkey’s group leadership test
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The National Football Team will compete against Wales for the 9th time tomorrow in the eighth and last match of the UEFA 2024 European Championship (EURO 2024) Qualifiers Group D. The national team had 3 wins, 4 defeats and 1 draw in these matches, all of which were official.

The star and crescent team scored 9 goals in the past 8 matches, including one in the European Championship, four in the World Cup Qualifiers, and three in the European Championship Qualifiers, and conceded 12 goals.

Turkey is in the first place in Group D with 16 points, with 5 wins, one draw and one loss in 7 matches. Wales is in third place with 11 points. Türkiye was guaranteed to get out of the group.

If Wales beats Turkey and Croatia loses to Armenia, Wales leaves the group. If Croatia leaves the match with 1 point and Wales wins, goal difference will be taken into consideration. If both Wales and Croatia win, Türkiye will finish the group second.

We won in Samsun

The Crescent-Stars team last faced Wales on June 19, 2023, in the 4th match of the EURO 2024 qualifiers in Samsun. The national team won the match 2-0 with goals from Umut Nayir and Arda Güler.

Win and loss ‘head to head’

The Wales match will be the 622nd match in the history of the National Football Team. In its 100-year history, the Crescent-Stars team played a total of 621 matches, 340 of which were official and 281 private, and experienced 242 wins, 146 draws and 233 defeats, one of which was by default.

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