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Russia beat Turkey 2-0 in UEFA Nations League

Loss ends Turkey's hopes of being promoted to League A

Fatih Erel   | 14.10.2018
Russia beat Turkey 2-0 in UEFA Nations League

Istanbul

By Fatih Erel

ISTANBUL

Russia beat Turkey 2-0 in a UEFA Nations League group match on Sunday.

Playing at home in Sochi, Russia dominated the first half and scored the first goal with Roman Neustadter as he put Russia ahead in the 20th minute.

In the second half, just seven minutes after entering the game, substitute player Denis Cheryshev scored the second goal for Russia in the 78th minute.  

In League B - Group 2, Russia lead Turkey by 4 points at top of the group.

The loss ended Turkey's hopes of being promoted to League A.

In an away match on Sept. 8, Russia defeated Turkey 2-1 in their first UEFA Nations League game.

On Nov. 17, at home, Turkey will play against Sweden in their last match of the group, while in an away match, Russia will also play against Sweden in their last match on Nov. 20.

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