The Turkish national team has made a solid and convincing qualification for the European Championship in 2020 and qualifies directly behind the world champion, France, Group H, for the finals of the European Championship next summer. . The team of coach Senol Günes is certainly not one of the big favorites of EURO 2020, but it still has the potential to have a say.
Seven wins, two draws and one loss. Turkey has qualified for a fifth European Football Championship thanks to a convincing performance. While you have to go home to France after the preliminary round of 2016, you want to make a jump into the playoff phase again next summer.
The EURO 2020 is a very special tournament, because for the first time in history, the finals of the European Championship will not take place in one or two countries, but in a total of 12 countries . It should also be noted that the media is reporting the first Muslim referee to be used at the 2020 EM.
The Turkish team still entertained
After the failed qualification for the 2018 World Cup, the frustration in Turkey was great. Still in the UEFA Nations League, the "Ay-Yıldızlılar" has failed to convince. He conceded three defeats in four games and finished second in Group B of Group 2 as Table.
On Mircea, Lucescu followed with Senol Günes a new national coach before the start of the European Championship qualifiers and the 67-year-old football expert breathed new life into Turkey. Turkey started qualifying for the European Championship with three consecutive victories, celebrating a furious 2-0 win against the world champion of France in June this year. Only during the fourth day, the first and last defeat was won in qualifying.
Turkey's defensive behavior is the main reason for the good results and the good performance. With three goals conceded in ten matches, you have one of the best defenses in qualifying for the European Championship. Only Belgium (also conceded with three goals) was able to catch up with Turkey. With Merih Demiral, Ozan Kabak and Çağlar Söyüncü, you have three absolute central defenders.
In addition, the offensive has promising "young talents" such as Yusuf Yazici, Enes Ünal, Ahmed Kutucu or Kenan Karaman. Günes has managed to find a good mix of experienced players and talented young people.
It is difficult to predict what role Turkey will play in EURO 2020 next year. Everything will depend on the results of the draw of the group stage next Saturday. Turkey is part of Lostopf 3 and threatens to meet top teams. However, considering the achievements demonstrated during the qualification at the European Championship, you are confident in the tournament. No matter who plays Turkey, Günes and his team can be sure Turkish fans are busy Buy tickets for EM 2020 will support his team vehemently in a little over six months.
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