Team analysis

Turkey

Turkey

Turkey squad
No.PlayerBornPos.NEDENGMLTGSClub
1Tarık Çetin08/01/1997Goalkeeper808080 Fenerbahçe SK (TUR)
2Savaş Polat14/04/1997Defender8057* Fenerbahçe SK (TUR)
3Bahadir Çiloğlu05/01/1997Defender808080 Fenerbahçe SK (TUR)
4Burak Bekaroğlu16/04/1997Defender80 80 Sakaryaspor (TUR)
5Ertuğrul Ersoy13/02/1997Defender808080 Yeşil Bursa A.Ş. (TUR)
6Hasan Özkan14/11/1997Midfield8040 KV Mechelen (BEL)
7Sabit Yılmaz27/07/1997Forward8045+40* Turgutluspor (TUR)
8Birhan Vatansever25/04/1997Midfield76* 80 Galatasaray AŞ (TUR)
9Enes Ünal10/05/1997Forward78*8040*2 Bursaspor (TUR)
10Emirhan Aydoğan26/06/1997Midfield808080 Bursaspor (TUR)
11Doğuş İncedere15/01/1997Midfield55*41*21*+ Galatasaray AŞ (TUR)
12Übeyd Adıyaman02/10/1997Goalkeeper Gençlerbirli��i SK (TUR)
13Alican Özfesli01/01/1997Midfield 35*19+ Altınordu A.Ş. (TUR)
14Furkan Ünver30/01/1997Defender 80 Bursaspor (TUR)
15Okan Çelik01/01/1997Midfield 23+ Gençlerbirliği SK (TUR)
16Tuncay Kılıç02/05/1997Midfield4+39+ Göztepe (TUR)
17Hayrullah Alıcı07/01/1997Forward25+ 802 Borussia Dortmund (GER)
18Fatih Aktay29/08/1997Forward2+8040+3 Altınordu A.Ş. (TUR)
19Zeki Çelik17/02/1997Defender80 Bursaspor (TUR)
21Uğur Tezel27/02/1997Midfield80 Hertha BSC Berlin (GER)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute
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Coach: Hakan Tecimer
06/01/67
"We had a player sent off in a match we had to win, and that obliged us to take risks. But, overall, we didn't play the way we wanted to. We only played well at certain moments when we put our ideas into practice on the pitch. However, in our first two games we were not calm enough, made rash decisions, made simple mistakes – and you dont really have a chance if you make those kinds of errors. But taking part in such a well-organised and competitive final tournament was a good experience for us."

Turkey team analysis

Turkey team analysis

• Flexible structure using 4-4-2, 4-2-3-1 and 4-1-4-1 formations

• Good levels of individual technique and physical condition

• High, flat defensive line; aggressive high pressure on ball carrier

• Enes Ünal a physical presence and threat as target striker

• Extensive use of lofted passes to striker; pursuit of second ball

• Fast skilful wingers aiming to supply crosses to central striker(s)

• Attacking philosophy; commitment to cause; high-adrenaline approach