FIFA World Cup – qualifiers
start: 20:45 (GMT+2)
still has good chances of getting into FIFA World Cup 2018 and in
order to improve its tournament position the team of Mircea Lucescu
needs to win over Iceland. Sea-kings take good place but here every
loss of the points can be fatal for the final distribution of places.
squad of Turkey is as good as the squads of main opponents if we
think about staffing, but the question of team work is very sharp.
The coming of Mircea Lucescu who is very honored in Turkey is
considered to be a right decision but experienced coach needs some
time in order to achieve good results and to improve gaming
characteristics of his players. And the squad is quite perfect – Arda
Turan, Enes Ünal, Çalhanoğlu, Malli, Ömer Toprak and Mehmet
Topal. Besides all above mentioned football players there are solid
squad resources that can be taken from home championship and other
European championships. This moment Turkey has taken 14 points and
takes the 3rd
line at the tournament bracket and needs only 2 points to catch the
take the place among the leaders in their qualification group having
the same number of points with Croatia (16 points each). During the
last match Iceland had managed to win over Ukraine due to wings;
attacks and now everything depends on football players from Iceland.
The definite leader of this team is the midfielder of English Everton
Gylfi Sigurðsson who has scored 3 important goals and made 3
successful assists during this qualification stage.
is always strong at home arena and there are only few teams that
could bear the roar of stands at Turkish stadiums. Iceland is not a
unique national team. This team is strong and it knows its strong
points. That is why Turkey has all chances to gain positive outcome
Turkey (Asian handicap 0) – odds 1.42 5Dimes
are no doubts that we will enjoy really good football. Turkey can’t
stay in defense and will attack. Iceland demonstrated that is capable
of realization even minimal number of scoring chances.
both teams to score (yes) – odds 2.0 Betfair