Burak Yilmaz – ‘Turkey will make it to Euro 2016 if we beat Netherlands’ [divider]
Turkey will qualify for the 2016 European Championships with a win against Netherlands according to Galatasaray striker Burak Yılmaz.
“If we beat Netherlands I think we will make it out the group, this is a huge game, both sides have got off to a poor start so this is a must win game and I think we can get the job done,” Yılmaz told Eurosport TR.
The Netherlands will be without Bayern Munich star Arjen Robin and Manchester United striker Robin van Persie due to injury. Aston Villa defender Ron Vlaar has also been ruled out with injury.
The Netherlands are currently third in Euro 2016 qualification Group A with six points from four games, while Turkey sit fourth with four points after four games.
Netherlands national team manager Guus Hiddink knows Turkey well having coach the Crescent-Stars between 2010-12.
Yılmaz has a total of 17 goals in all competitions for Galatasaray this season. The 29-year-old striker has 15 goals in 37 international games for Turkey.