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Thursday, October 7, 2010
Germany v Turkey.. Home and Home Match!
They are both at six points after two matches in 2012 European Championship Qualifying Group A standings...
Both teams have their work cut out for them!
Germany and Turkey missing very important players...
Although Germany will play the match in Germany its is going to feel like home for Turkish National team with thirty thousand Turkish - Germans who lives and works in Germany!
That is why, this match will be home and home for both team,,,,,
What is so interesting about this match is ,you have German born players playing for Turkey and German born Turkish player, playing for Germany......
Altintop's and Nuri Sahin for Turkey and Mesut Ozil for Germany!
That is why, this match is so unique ...
The last world cup sensation Mesut Ozil, is the talk of Turkey and Germany this week!
Midfielder Toni Kroos will most likely partner with Sami Khedira instead of Bastian Schweinsteiger for Germany.
On the other hand Arda Turan replacement will be Nuru Sahin or Tuncay Sanli...
Arda Turan's cost a big controversy between Galatasaray and Turkish National team in Turkey,,,
Galatasaray team claimed that Arda was injured and should never have called up for National team duty!
Germany leads the group from Turkey on goal difference.
Speaking to the media Turkish National team coach Hiddink said,"Germany always qualifies for big tournaments, we don't know it any other way, and it is the favorite," Hiddink said. "But we must show that it is our aim to be first in the group. We cannot underestimate Austria either - the road is still long."
On the other hand , German coach Low is cautious about Turkey match!
Her said "The Turks are technically strong - if you let them play, they're dangerous."
The last meeting between Germany and Turkey took place at the semi-final stage of Euro 2008..
Could this be the revenge?
On Friday, Germany face Turkey in a Euro 2012 qualifying match....
The scene will be awesome....Turkish and German flags will fly high over Berlin who ever wins this match.
In case of a draw , it will be a huge celebration for Turkish fans !
Lastly, this match will be historic for Turkey and Turkish people living in Germany!
The third generation German born Turkish kid Mesut Ozil will play against Turkey for the first time in Germany..
The match will start on Friday at 22;30 Turkey Time( 2;30 PM ET).
Posted by TURKISH FOOTBALL BY AHMET BOB TURGUT