Wales defeated Turkey 2-0 in the match between the two teams at the Baku Olympic Stadium in the capital of Azerbaijan, as part of the second round of Group A matches in the European Nations Cup.Euro 2020“.
Juventus star Aaron Ramsey scored the Wales national team goal in the 43rd minute, after he was alone with Turkey’s national team and put the ball ably in the goal.
The two teams exchanged attacks throughout the first half, and Ramsey missed an early opportunity to give his country the lead, while Burak Yilmaz’s opportunity was the most dangerous for Turkey.
In the second half, Turkey tried to score the equalizer, on the other hand, Wales relied on counter-attacks, which posed a great danger.
Gareth Bale missed a penalty kick for Wales in the 61st minute, as he threw the ball over the Turkey goalkeeper’s crossbar.
In overtime, defender Conor Roberts scored Wales’ second goal from Gareth Bale.
Today’s match between the two teams is the 300th in the history of the European Nations.
With that result, Wales is temporarily at the top of the group with 4 points, after a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in the first round, and is close to qualifying for the round of 16, while Turkey’s tally of points is still zero after losing against Italy in the first round.
Turkey national team
Defense Line: Silk – Soyuncu – Yokoslo – Mirash
Midfield: Karaman – Cengiz Under – Ozan Tofan
Forwards: Calhanoglu, Burak Yilmaz, Kay Ayhan
Wales national team
Defense Line: Roberts – Mepham – Rodon – Ben Davies
Midfield: Joe Allen, Muriel, Ramsey
Forwards: Daniel James, Kiefer Moore, Gareth Bale