Turkish defender makes team of EURO 2020 qualifying
Merih Demiral selected to team of European qualifiers after his outstanding performance for Turkish national team
Turkish center-back Merih Demiral has been named to the team of the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying following his impressive performance for his national team.
The best-11 of EURO 2020 qualifying was announced by the UEFA on their website on Friday.
Juventus player Demiral is a vital part of the Turkish national team, playing in all matches in the European qualifiers.
Turkey and Belgium had the best defensive record each after conceding only three goals at EURO 2020 group qualifying stage.
Turkey also recorded seven clean sheets.
Here is the team of UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying:
Goalkeeper: Andriy Pyatov (Ukraine) 8 games, 5 clean sheets
Defender: Sergio Ramos (Spain) 9 games, 4 goals, 5 clean sheets, 94% pass accuracy
Defender: Merih Demiral (Turkey) 10 games, 7 clean sheets, 90% pass accuracy
Defender: Ragnar Sigurdsson (Iceland) 10 games, 2 goals, 5 clean sheets
Midfielder: Ioannis Kousoulos (Greek Cypriot administration) 10 games, 4 goals, 50 balls recovered
Midfielder: Bernardo Silva (Portugal) 8 games, 3 goals, 6 assists
Midfielder: Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands) 7 games, 8 goals, 2 assists, 92% pass accuracy
Midfielder: Eran Zahavi (Israel) 10 games, 11 goals, 1 assist
Forward: Raheem Sterling (England) 7 games, 8 goals, 7 assists
Forward: Harry Kane (England) 8 games, 12 goals, 5 assists
Forward: Memphis Depay (Netherlands) 6 games, 8 assists, 6 goalsAnadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.