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Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Turkey still alive and kicking!

Romania 0-2 Turkey

Turkish national football team achieved a 2-0 victory in the away game against Romania in qualifier, keeping the World Cup hopes alive
Turkish national football team defeated Romania 2-0 in the away game in 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification group D for keeping its hope of reaching the World Cup, to be held in Brazil.

Turkey won the game as Turkish striker Burak Yilmaz scored a goal in the first half and Mevlut Erdinc scored in additional time in the second half. 

To qualify, Turkey need to win the remaining two matches in group D.

Stadium: National Arena

Referees: Svein Oddvar Moen, Kim Haglund, Frank Andas (Norway)

Romania: Tatarusanu, Matel, Goian, Chiriches, Rat, Hoban, Pintilii, Torje (Min. 46 Popa), Stancu, Tanase (Min. 78 Bucur), Marica (Maxim)

Turkey: Volkan Demirel, Gokhan Gonul, Semih Kaya, Omer Toprak, Caner Erkin, Mehmet Topal, Selcuk Inan, Gokhan Tore (Min. 84 Mevlut Erdinc), Arda Turan, Umut Bulut (Min. 90 Ersan Adem Gulum), Burak Yilmaz (Min. 73 Olcay Sahan)

Goals: Min. 22 Burak Yilmaz, Min. 90+5 Mevlut Erdinc (Turkey)

Yellow Card: Min. 1 Semih Kaya, Min. 65 Volkan Demirel, Min. 70 Arda Turan (Turkey), Min. 40 Rat (Romania)


Group D

 TeamP           +/-Pts
1 Netherlands8           2022
2 Hungary8           614
3 Turkey8           713
4 Romania8           113
5 Estonia8           -107
6 Andorra8           -240

Source : Anatolia News Agency 

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