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Turkey aim 3-for-3 in World Cup qualifying group vs. Latvia

No fans will be allowed at 2022 World Cup qualifier match at Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul

Emre Asikci   | 29.03.2021
Turkey aim 3-for-3 in World Cup qualifying group vs. Latvia

ISTANBUL

The Turkish national football team will seek to make 3-for-3 in the European Qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup against Latvia on Tuesday.

Making a good start with wins over the Netherlands and Norway in the first two games, Turkey aim for another victory in Group G.

No fans will be allowed at 2022 World Cup qualifier match in Istanbul. The match will kick off at 1845 GMT at Istanbul's Ataturk Olympic stadium.

Having clinched 224 victories in 588 games, Turkey lost in 224 and drew in 140 games. The team produced 782 goals and conceded 839 goals in these games.

In other games in Group G, Gibraltar will host the Netherlands as Montenegro will take on Norway.

Turkey squad

Goalkeepers: Mert Gunok (Medipol Basaksehir), Ugurcan Cakir (Trabzonspor), Altay Bayindir (Fenerbahce), Gokhan Akkan (Caykur Rizespor)

Defenders: Zeki Celik (Lille), Caner Erkin (Fenerbahce), Merih Demiral (Juventus), Ozan Kabak (Liverpool), Mert Muldur, Kaan Ayhan (Sassuolo), Caglar Soyuncu (Leicester City), Umut Meras (Le Havre), Abdulkerim Bardakci (Ittifak Holding Konyaspor)

Midfielders: Okay Yokuslu (West Bromwich Albion), Taylan Antalyali, Emre Kilic (Galatasaray), Dorukhan Tokoz (Besiktas), Ozan Tufan (Fenerbahce), Orkun Kokcu (Feyenoord), Yusuf Yazici (Lille), Halil Akbunar (Goztepe), Hakan Calhanoğlu (Milan), Deniz Turuc (Medipol Basaksehir)

Forwards: Burak Yilmaz (Lille), Enes Unal (Getafe), Kenan Karaman (Fortuna Dusseldorf), Cenk Tosun (Besiktas)

GROUP G:

TEAMWLDP
1-Turkey 2006
2-Montenegro2006
3-Netherlands1103
4-Norway 1103
5-Latvia 0200
6-Gibraltar0200
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