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UEFA EURO: France - Turkey Match press kits

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Group H - Matchday 8
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Previous meetings Only this chapter

Head to Head

2020 UEFA European Championship
DateStage reachedMatchResultVenueGoalscorers
08/06/2019QR (GS)Turkey - France2-0
KonyaKaan Ayhan 30, Cengiz Ünder 40
 QualifyingFinal tournamentTotal
HomeAway  
PldWDLPldWDLPldWDLPldWDLGFGA
EURO
France----1001----100102
Turkey1100--------110020
FIFA*
France------------------
Turkey------------------
Friendlies
France------------330090
Turkey------------300309
Total
France----1001----430192
Turkey1100--------410329

* FIFA World Cup/FIFA Confederations Cup

Last updated 11/09/2019 15:31CET

Squad list Only this chapter

France - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Steve Mandanda28/03/198534Marseille - 1000
-Alphonse Areola27/02/199326Real Madrid - 0000
-Mike Maignan03/07/199524LOSC - 0000
Defenders
-Lucas Digne20/07/199326Everton - 4000
-Djibril Sidibé29/07/199227Everton - 0000
-Kurt Zouma27/10/199424Chelsea - 1100
-Raphaël Varane25/04/199326Real Madrid - 6100
-Clément Lenglet17/06/199524Barcelona - 4100
-Lucas Hernández14/02/199623Bayern - 1000
-Presnel Kimpembe13/08/199524Paris - 1000
-Benjamin Pavard28/03/199623Bayern - 5000
Midfielders
-Blaise Matuidi09/04/198732Juventus - 5000
-Moussa Sissoko16/08/198930Tottenham - 5000
-Thomas Lemar12/11/199523Atlético - 5000
-Corentin Tolisso03/08/199425Bayern - 3000
-Jonathan Ikoné02/05/199821LOSC - 3100
-N'Golo Kanté29/03/199128Chelsea - 2000
-Tanguy Ndombélé28/12/199622Tottenham - 1000
Forwards
-Antoine Griezmann21/03/199128Barcelona - 7200
-Olivier Giroud30/09/198633Chelsea - 7400
-Wissam Ben Yedder12/08/199029Monaco - 4200
-Alassane Pléa10/03/199326Mönchengladbach - 0000
-Kingsley Coman13/06/199623Bayern - 4300
Coach
-Didier Deschamps15/10/196850 - 7000
Turkey - Squad list
Current season
Qual.FT
No.PlayerDoBAgeClubDPldGlsPldGls
Goalkeepers
-Sinan Bolat03/09/198831Antwerp - 0000
-Mert Günok01/03/198930İstanbul Başakşehir - 7000
-Uğurcan Çakır05/04/199623Trabzonspor - 0000
Defenders
-Ömer Bayram27/07/199128Galatasaray - 0000
-Kaan Ayhan10/11/199424Düsseldorf*6200
-Zeki Çelik17/02/199722LOSC - 7000
-Merih Demiral05/03/199821Juventus*7000
-Çağlar Söyüncü23/05/199623Leicester - 2000
-Umut Meraş20/12/199523Le Havre - 3000
-Ozan Kabak25/03/200019Schalke - 0000
-Nazim Sangaré30/05/199425Antalyaspor - 0000
Midfielders
-Emre Belözoğlu07/09/198039Fenerbahçe - 4000
-Mahmut Tekdemir20/01/198831İstanbul Başakşehir - 4000
-Okay Yokuşlu09/03/199425Celta - 1000
-Hakan Çalhanoğlu08/02/199425Milan - 6100
-İrfan Can Kahveci15/07/199524İstanbul Başakşehir - 5000
-Ozan Tufan23/03/199524Fenerbahçe - 5100
-Deniz Türüc29/01/199326Fenerbahçe - 3100
-Yusuf Yazıcı29/01/199722LOSC - 6100
Forwards
-Burak Yılmaz15/07/198534Beşiktaş - 5100
-Cenk Tosun07/06/199128Everton - 5500
-Kenan Karaman05/03/199425Düsseldorf - 4000
-Enes Ünal10/05/199722Valladolid - 0000
Coach
-Şenol Güneş01/06/195267 - 7000

Last updated 14/10/2019 10:37CET

Head coach Only this chapter

Didier Deschamps

Date of birth: 15 October 1968
Nationality: French
Playing career: Nantes, Marseille (twice), Bordeaux, Juventus, Chelsea, Valencia
Coaching career: Monaco, Juventus, Marseille, France

• A product of Nantes's highly rated youth system, Deschamps had success with Marseille as a defensive midfielder, winning Ligue 1 in 1990 and 1992 and captaining them to UEFA Champions League glory in 1993. Signed for Juve in 1994 and won the UEFA Champions League again in 1996, adding three Serie A titles, a Coppa Italia and a European/South American Cup.

• Left in 1999 for Chelsea, staying one season and lifting the FA Cup, before ending his career with a year in Valencia, watching from the bench as they lost the 2001 UEFA Champions League final to Bayern München. Skippered France to victory on home soil at the 1998 FIFA World Cup and also at UEFA EURO 2000, retiring that year with 103 caps.

• Started coaching career in 2001 with Monaco, landing the French League Cup in 2003 and reaching the UEFA Champions League final a year later, going down to José Mourinho's Porto. Resigned in September 2005 and joined his old club Juventus, then in Serie B, the following June. Stepped down after securing promotion back to Serie A in May 2007.

• Appointed Marseille boss in May 2009, replacing Eric Gerets. Ended OM's 18-year wait for the Ligue 1 championship in his first term and added a maiden League Cup, retaining the latter trophy in the next two campaigns.

• Succeeded Laurent Blanc after UEFA EURO 2012 and guided France to the 2014 World Cup, where they lost to eventual winners Germany in the quarter-finals, and then to the final of UEFA EURO 2016 on home soil only to lose to Portugal in extra time. Redemption followed at Russia 2018, where France went all the way to lift the trophy, making Deschamps only the third man to win the World Cup as both player and coach after Mário Zagallo and Franz Beckenbauer.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=940248.html#didier+deschamps

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Şenol Güneş

Date of birth: 1 June 1952
Nationality: Turkish
Playing career:
Sebat Gençlik, Trabzonspor
Coaching career: Trabzonspor (four times), Boluspor, İstanbulspor, Antalyaspor, Sakaryaspor, Turkey (twice), Seoul, Bursaspor, Beşiktaş

• Born in the Black Sea port of Trabzon, Günes became a legendary figure at his local club, keeping goal in the Trabzonspor side that won the Turkish league title six times – and three Turkish Cups – during his 15-year spell from 1972 to 1987; also won 31 caps for Turkey, captaining the team on five occasions.

• Made the natural transition from player to coach at Trabzonspor after hanging up his gloves, moving up swiftly from assistant to head coach; returned after spells with Boluspor and İstanbulspor, claiming the Turkish Cup in 1995 and a league runners-up spot in 1996.

• After brief spells with Antalyaspor and Sakaryaspor he was appointed Turkey coach in 2000 and proved an immediate hit, leading the country not only to their first FIFA World Cup finals in 48 years but all the way to the semi-finals, and third place, at the 2002 tournament in Korea/Japan.

• Left Turkey after failure to qualify for UEFA EURO 2004 and returned to Trabzonspor but reign was brief and later resurfaced in South Korea with Seoul. Returned to Trabzonspor for the fourth time in December 2009, winning the Turkish Cup and Super Cup the following year and finishing second in the 2010/11 Süper Lig.

• Spent 2014/15 at Bursaspor, guiding them to the Turkish Cup final, before taking over at Beşiktaş in June 2015. Went on to win the league title in his debut season, his first championship as a coach; made it two in a row in 2016/17 and took the club into the UEFA Champions League knockout rounds for the first time the following season. Agreed to take charge of Turkey for a second time in January 2019.

https://www.uefa.com/news/newsid=1668483.html#senol+gunes

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Match officials Only this chapter

  • RefereeFelix Brych (GER)
  • Assistant refereesMark Borsch (GER) , Stefan Lupp (GER)
  • Fourth officialMarco Fritz (GER)
  • UEFA DelegateJoão Morais (POR)

Referee

NameDate of birthUEFA EURO matchesUEFA matches
Felix Brych03/08/197513104

Felix Brych

Referee since: 1993
First division: 2004
FIFA badge: 2007

Tournaments: 2018 FIFA World Cup, UEFA EURO 2016, 2014 FIFA World Cup, 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup, 2012 Olympic Games

Finals
2017 UEFA Champions League
2014 UEFA Europa League

UEFA European Championship matches featuring the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
11/11/2011EUROPOTurkeyCroatia0-3Istanbul
28/03/2015EUROQRNetherlandsTurkey1-1Amsterdam

Other matches involving teams from either of the two countries involved in this match

DateCompetitionStage reachedHomeAwayResultVenue
26/07/2008UICR3SC BragaSivasspor3-0Braga
27/11/2008UELGSClub BruggeAS Saint-Étienne1-1Bruges
09/04/2009UELQFFC Shakhtar DonetskOlympique de Marseille2-0Donetsk
14/11/2009WCPORepublic of IrelandFrance0-1Dublin
11/03/2010UELR16SL BenficaOlympique de Marseille1-1Lisbon
30/03/2010UCLQFOlympique LyonnaisFC Girondins de Bordeaux3-1Lyon
23/02/2011UCLR16Olympique de MarseilleManchester United FC0-0Marseille
11/11/2011EUROPOTurkeyCroatia0-3Istanbul
16/02/2012UELR32Trabzonspor AŞPSV Eindhoven1-2Trabzon
29/08/2012UCLPOFenerbahçe SKFC Spartak Moskva1-1Istanbul
16/10/2012WCQRSpainFrance1-1Madrid
17/09/2013UCLGSOlympiacos FCParis Saint-Germain1-4Piraeus
18/03/2014UCLR16Chelsea FCGalatasaray AŞ2-0London
28/03/2015EUROQRNetherlandsTurkey1-1Amsterdam
04/11/2015UCLGSOlympique LyonnaisFC Zenit0-2Lyon
09/03/2016UCLR16Chelsea FCParis Saint-Germain1-2London
17/08/2016UCLPOVillarreal CFAS Monaco FC1-2Villarreal
23/11/2016UCLGSArsenal FCParis Saint-Germain2-2London
06/03/2018UCLR16Paris Saint-GermainReal Madrid CF1-2Paris
25/10/2018UELGSFC ZenitFC Girondins de Bordeaux2-1St Petersburg

Last updated 12/10/2019 10:43CET

Match-by-match lineups Only this chapter

France

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Turkey760115218
    France760120418
    Iceland7403101012
    Albania730410109
    Andorra71061143
    Moldova71062183
    Matchday 1 (22/03/2019)
    Moldova 1-4 France
    0-1 Griezmann 24, 0-2 Varane 27, 0-3 Giroud 36, 0-4 Mbappé 87, 1-4 Ambros 89
    Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Pogba, Griezmann (73 Thauvin), Giroud (81 Fekir), Mbappé, Kanté, Matuidi (73 Lemar), Kurzawa
  • Matchday 2 (25/03/2019)
    France 4-0 Iceland
    1-0 Umtiti 12, 2-0 Giroud 68, 3-0 Mbappé 78, 4-0 Griezmann 84
    Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Pogba, Griezmann, Giroud (90 Sissoko), Mbappé, Kanté (80 Lemar), Matuidi, Kurzawa (85 Kimpembe)
  • Matchday 3 (08/06/2019)
    Turkey 2-0 France
    1-0 Kaan Ayhan 30, 2-0 Cengiz Ünder 40
    Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Umtiti, Pogba, Griezmann, Giroud (72 Ben Yedder), Mbappé, Digne (46 Mendy), Matuidi (46 Coman), Sissoko
  • Matchday 4 (11/06/2019)
    Andorra 0-4 France
    0-1 Mbappé 11, 0-2 Ben Yedder 30, 0-3 Thauvin 45+1, 0-4 Zouma 60
    Lloris, Mendy, Pogba, Griezmann, Mbappé, Zouma, Dubois, Lenglet, Thauvin (81 Lemar), Ndombélé (64 Sissoko), Ben Yedder (73 Giroud)
  • Matchday 5 (07/09/2019)
    France 4-1 Albania
    1-0 Coman 8, 2-0 Giroud 27, 3-0 Coman 68, 4-0 Ikoné 85, 4-1 Çikalleshi 90 (P)
    Lloris, Pavard, Varane, Griezmann, Lemar (84 Fekir), Giroud, Coman (77 Ikoné), Tolisso, Matuidi, Lenglet, Hernández (80 Digne)
  • Matchday 6 (10/09/2019)
    France 3-0 Andorra
    1-0 Coman 18, 2-0 Lenglet 52, 3-0 Ben Yedder 90+1
    Lloris, Digne, Varane, Griezmann, Giroud (72 Ben Yedder), Coman (85 Fekir), Tolisso, Dubois, Sissoko, Lenglet, Ikoné (63 Lemar)
  • Matchday 7 (11/10/2019)
    Iceland 0-1 France
    0-1 Giroud 66 (P)
    Mandanda, Pavard, Varane, Lenglet, Griezmann, Giroud (78 Ben Yedder), Coman (88 Ikoné), Tolisso, Matuidi, Sissoko, Digne
  • Matchday 8 (14/10/2019)
    France-Turkey
  • Matchday 9 (14/11/2019)
    France-Moldova
  • Matchday 10 (17/11/2019)
    Albania-France

Turkey

  • Final tournament - Qualifying round
    Group H - Group Standings
    TeamPldWDLGFGAPts
    Turkey760115218
    France760120418
    Iceland7403101012
    Albania730410109
    Andorra71061143
    Moldova71062183
    Matchday 1 (22/03/2019)
    Albania 0-2 Turkey
    0-1 Burak Yılmaz 21, 0-2 Hakan Çalhanoğlu 55
    Mert Günok, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Emre Belözoğlu (65 Dorukhan Toköz), Okay Yokuşlu, Gökhan Gönül (46 Zeki Çelik), Cenk Tosun, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Mahmut Tekdemir, Demiral, Burak Yılmaz (88 Deniz Türüc), Kaan Ayhan
  • Matchday 2 (25/03/2019)
    Turkey 4-0 Moldova
    1-0 Hasan Ali Kaldırım 24, 2-0 Cenk Tosun 26, 3-0 Cenk Tosun 53, 4-0 Kaan Ayhan 70
    Mert Günok, Zeki Çelik, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Cenk Tosun, Hakan Çalhanoğlu (66 Yusuf Yazıcı), Mahmut Tekdemir, Demiral, Burak Yılmaz, Dorukhan Toköz (84 Emre Belözoğlu), Deniz Türüc (78 Efecan Karaca), Kaan Ayhan
  • Matchday 3 (08/06/2019)
    Turkey 2-0 France
    1-0 Kaan Ayhan 30, 2-0 Cengiz Ünder 40
    Mert Günok, Zeki Çelik, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Dorukhan Toköz (90 Abdülkadir Ömür), Cengiz Ünder (85 Yusuf Yazıcı), Kenan Karaman, Mahmut Tekdemir, Demiral, Burak Yılmaz, İrfan Can Kahveci (80 Ozan Tufan), Kaan Ayhan
  • Matchday 4 (11/06/2019)
    Iceland 2-1 Turkey
    1-0 R. Sigurdsson 21, 2-0 R. Sigurdsson 32, 2-1 Dorukhan Toköz 40
    Mert Günok, Zeki Çelik, Hasan Ali Kaldırım, Ozan Tufan, Kenan Karaman (46 Yusuf Yazıcı), Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Dorukhan Toköz (85 Güven Yalçın), Demiral, Burak Yılmaz, İrfan Can Kahveci (63 Abdülkadir Ömür), Kaan Ayhan
  • Matchday 5 (07/09/2019)
    Turkey 1-0 Andorra
    1-0 Ozan Tufan 89
    Mert Günok, Zeki Çelik, Demiral, Çağlar Söyüncü, Emre Belözoğlu, Cenk Tosun, Hakan Çalhanoğlu (80 Emre Kılınç), Yusuf Yazıcı, Umut Meraş (61 Ozan Tufan), Güven Yalçın (46 Kenan Karaman), İrfan Can Kahveci
  • Matchday 6 (10/09/2019)
    Moldova 0-4 Turkey
    0-1 Cenk Tosun 37, 0-2 Deniz Türüc 57, 0-3 Cenk Tosun 79, 0-4 Yusuf Yazıcı 88
    Mert Günok, Zeki Çelik, Demiral, Ozan Tufan, Dorukhan Toköz (87 Abdulkadir Parmak), Cenk Tosun, Umut Meraş, İrfan Can Kahveci (80 Yusuf Yazıcı), Kenan Karaman (70 Hakan Çalhanoğlu), Deniz Türüc, Kaan Ayhan
  • Matchday 7 (11/10/2019)
    Turkey 1-0 Albania
    1-0 Cenk Tosun 90
    Mert Günok, Zeki Çelik, Demiral, Emre Belözoğlu (66 İrfan Can Kahveci), Ozan Tufan (80 Yusuf Yazıcı), Cenk Tosun, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Umut Meraş, Mahmut Tekdemir, Burak Yılmaz, Kaan Ayhan (46 Çağlar Söyüncü)
  • Matchday 8 (14/10/2019)
    France-Turkey
  • Matchday 9 (14/11/2019)
    Turkey-Iceland
  • Matchday 10 (17/11/2019)
    Andorra-Turkey

Last updated 12/10/2019 10:41CET

Legend

:: Previous meetings

Goals for/against: Goal totals include the outcome of disciplinary decisions (e.g. match forfeits when a 3-0 result is determined). Goals totals do not include goals scored during a penalty shoot-out after a tie ended in a draw

:: Squad list

Qual.: Total European Qualifiers appearances/goals for UEFA EURO 2016 only.
FT: Total UEFA EURO 2016 appearances/goals in final tournament only.
Overall: Total international appearances/goals.
DoB: Date of birth
Age: Based on the date press kit was last updated
D: Disciplinary (*: misses next match if booked, S: suspended)

:: Team facts

EURO finals:
The UEFA European Championship was a four-team event in 1960, 1964, 1968, 1972 and 1976 (when the preliminary round and quarter-finals were considered part of qualifying).

From 1980 it was expanded to an eight-team finals and remained in that format in 1984, 1988 and 1992 until 1996, when the 16-team format was adopted. UEFA EURO 2016 is the first tournament to be played as a 24-team finals.

Records of inactive countries
A number of UEFA associations have been affected by dissolution or splits of member associations. For statistical purposes, the records of these inactive countries have been allocated elsewhere: therefore, all Soviet Union matches are awarded to Russia; all West Germany – but not East Germany – matches are awarded to Germany; all Yugoslavia and Serbia & Montenegro matches are awarded to Serbia; all Czechoslovakia matches are allocated to both the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Abandoned/forfeited matches
For statisical purposes, when a match has been started and then abandoned but later forfeited, the result on the pitch at the time of abandonment is counted. Matches that never started and were either cancelled or forfeited are not included in the overall statistics.

Competitions

Other abbreviations

  • (aet): After extra time
  • pens: Penalties
  • No.: Number
  • og: Own goal
  • ag: Match decided on away goals
  • P: Penalty
  • agg: Aggregate
  • Pld: Matches played
  • AP: Appearances
  • Pos.: Position
  • Comp.: Competition
  • Pts: Points
  • D: Drawn
  • R: Sent off (straight red card)
  • DoB: Date of birth
  • Res.: Result
  • ET: Extra Time
  • sg: Match decided by silver goal
  • GA: Goals against
  • t: Match decided by toss of a coin
  • GF: Goals for
  • W: Won
  • gg: Match decided by golden goal
  • Y: Booked
  • L: Lost
  • Y/R: Sent off (two yellow cards)
  • Nat.: Nationality
  • N/A: Not applicable
  • Disclaimer: Although UEFA has taken all reasonable care that the information contained within this document is accurate at the time of publication, no representation or guarantee (including liability towards third parties), expressed or implied, is made as to its accuracy, reliability or completeness. Therefore, UEFA assumes no liability for the use or interpretation of information contained herein. More information can be found in the competition regulations available on UEFA.com.