janv. 31, 2020 09:24
How Turkey Qualified for Euro 2020
Turkey qualified for Euro 2020 with a game to spare, finishing just behind world champions France by two points. In a group that pitted the Turkish against a quality-laden French side and resurgent Icelandic team, manager Şenol Güneş will have been delighted to have reached this summer’s tournament. The achievement was underlined by the best defensive record, boasting seven wins out of 10. Their one solitary loss inflicted by a plucky Iceland in Reykjavik.
How Wales Qualified for Euro 2020
Wales will be playing in back-to-back European Championships for the first time in their long history, and no doubt the intention from Ryan Giggs’ team will be to reach the knockouts and navigate out of Group A. The Welsh navigated qualification for Euro 2020 finishing runners-up to Croatia and losing just twice, to Hungary and the Croats – both away from home. Having reached the semi-finals four years ago, Wales aren’t likely to fear Turkey or others in Group A.
Turkey vs Wales Stats and Analysis
Incredibly this will be the first time that Turkey vs Wales takes place since 1997, a whole 23 years, meaning past head-to-heads really don’t mean too much heading into this summer. A record of two wins to Turkey and three to Wales, with one draw, doesn’t give too much away on how this first clash in over two decades will go.
Turkey averaged 1.80 goals per game in their 10 qualifying games to get here, conceding an average of 0.3 goals – a formidable record, which included a noteworthy victory over France.
Wales scored 10 goals in eight during qualification, an average of 1.25 per game. Both sides have proven to be defensively sound, with Wales conceding six and and Turkey conceding just three goals en route to qualifying for Euro 2020.
Turkey vs Wales Bet
Heading into this crucial Group A match, Wales and Turkey have recently been delivering wins to nil and four low scoring draws, and with neither being able to afford losing in Baku, a tight-scoreline looks the most likely. Turkey are currently 11/4 to Win to Nil, while there’s slightly more return for Wales to Win to Nil at 7/2. For those sitting on the fence, the Match Result of a Draw is given at 15/8.
Other Euro Group A predictions
- Wales vs Switzerland Prediction
- Turkey vs Italy Prediction
- Italy vs Switzerland Prediction
- Switzerland vs Turkey Prediction
- Italy vs Wales Prediction