In one of the big matches of this match day, Ukraine hosts Turkey at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev.
Besides the tradition and power of these two teams, they are also fighting for one of the qualifying spots for the next World Cup.
In one of the closest groups of this qualification stage, both of these teams have the same amount of points, so a win here could be decisive.
Ukraine has 11 points gained so far and they currently occupy the 4th place in the group. Like I said, the group is very tight, since leader Croatia only has 13 points.
That means that, from the 4th place to the 1st place every team has a chance to go through, both in 1st place or in the play-off spot (2nd place).
At home, Ukraine hasn’t lost yet, having 2 wins and 1 draw so far, scoring 5 goals and only conceding 1.
Latest results – Ukraine:
11.06.2017 WCQL Finland 1-2 Ukraine
06.06.2017 FRL Ukraine 0-1 Malta
24.03.2017 WCQL Croatia 1-0 Ukraine
15.11.2016 FRL Ukraine 2-0 Serbia
12.11.2016 WCQL Ukraine 1-0 Finland
09.10.2016 WCQL Ukraine 3-0 Kosovo
Latest results – Turkey:
11.06.2017 WCQL Kosovo 1-4 Turkey
05.06.2017 FRL Macedonia FYR 0-0 Turkey
27.03.2017 FRL Turkey 3-1 Moldova
24.03.2017 WCQL Turkey 2-0 Finland
12.11.2016 WCQL Turkey 2-0 Kosovo
09.10.2016 WCQL Iceland 2-0 Turkey
Ukraine vs Turkey – Betting Tip and Prediction:
With the same 11 points as Ukraine, Turkey is 1 spot ahead of them, in 3rd, thanks to the tiebreak criteria.
The Turks have missed every World Cup since 2002, where they finished 3rd. Turkey has 3 wins, 2 draws and 1 loss so far, with 11 goals scored and 6 goals conceded.
Away from home, the team has 1 win, 1 draw and 1 loss, and they’ve scored 5 goals while conceding 4.
We have a big match in perspective here but I believe that home advantage will be really important here.
These are two National teams that have great technical quality, but we all know that playing in Ukraine is never an easy task.
The Ukrainian National team always imposes a lot of pressure at home.
For the fans of exciting matches, I believe we will get one here, with a lot of goals probably.
|Ukraine AH 0||