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Şükrü Saracoğlu - Istanbul 11/09/2012 - 20:00CET (21:00 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group D

Turkey - Estonia
3-0
 

Turkey - Estonia 3-0 - 11/09/2012 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

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Turkey put three past ten-man Estonia

Published: Tuesday 11 September 2012, 22.00CET
Turkey put three past ten-man Estonia
Emre Belözoğlu is congratulated by Semih Kaya after opening the scoring ©Getty Images

Turkey earned their first points of the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign courtesy of a comfortable win against Estonia, who played for over 70 minutes with ten men.

If Estonia had any intentions of taking the fight to their opponents then their game plan changed irrevocably when Enar Jääger was sent off for fouling Burak Yılmaz as Turkey mounted a promising attack. They held out until a minute before the interval, when Emre Belözoğlu struck, with Umut Bulut and Selçuk İnan increasing the margin of victory after the break.

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Last updated: 18/03/2015 20:40 CET

Match statistics

Turkey
Estonia

3

Goals scored

0

19

Total attempts

1

7

Attempts on target

0

12

off target

1

0

blocked

0

0

against woodwork

1

4

Corners

0

3

Offsides

4

0

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

1

11

Fouls committed

12

12

Fouls suffered

11

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    82
    Nuri Şahin (in) - Emre Belözoğlu (out) (Turkey)
  • Substitution
    77
    Saag (in) - Kink (out) (Estonia)
  • Goal
    75
    Selçuk İnan (Turkey) scores!
  • Yellow Card
    69
    Purje (Estonia) is cautioned by the referee.

See also

  • Turkey

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Romania, 12 October 2012, 0-1
  • Estonia

    Next match played FIFA World Cup: v Hungary, 12 October 2012, 0-1
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