Match: Turkey – Russia Preview, Predictions and Betting Tips
Date: Wednesday, 31 August, 2016
Start time: 19:15 UK
In a friendly on Wednesday, Turkey will face Russia in Antalya.
Qualified for the last European Championship in France, Turkey has failed to go beyond the first round. Indeed, teammates of Arda Turan started with two straight losses against Croatia (0-1) and Spain (3-0), before saving the honor against the Czech Republic (2-0).
Arda Turan (Barcelona), Erding (Metz), Yilmaz (China), Selcuk, Oztekin, Hakan Balta (Galatasaray), Potuk (Fenerbahçe), Erkin (Inter Milan), Gonul (Besiktas ) and Tekedemir (Başakşehir) are absent from the team for this game.
Like their opponents, Russia has not qualified for the 1/8-finals of Euro 2016. The Russians first made a draw against England (1-1), but then followed 2 defeats from Slovakia (1-2) and Wales (0-3). 15 players have been changed after Euro 2016: Kokorin, Shirokov, Glushakov, Ignashevich or Berezutski are out. In total seven new faces were called by the new coach Stanislav Cherchesov.
Tip: Under 2.5 goals @ 7/10 (1.70) with Bet365