Turkey 4-0 Bulgaria: Calhanoglu shines for Crescent-Stars

Turkey beat Bulgaria 4-0 in an international friendly held at the Kasımpaşa Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

The first half ended goalless but the Crescent-Stars cruised to a comfortable victory with a brace from Hakan Çalhanoğlu and Burak Yılmaz.

Çalhanoğlu opened the scoring with a brilliant set-piece goal and doubled his tally five minutes later.

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Second half substitute Yılmaz extended the home sides lead just two minutes later and wrapped up the win on 80 minutes with his second of the game.


Turkey 4-0 Bulgaria

STADIUM: Kasımpaşa Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

REFEREE: Davide Massa, Filippo Meli, Fabiano Preti (Italy)

TURKEY: Volkan Babacan, Gökhan Gönül, Serdar Aziz, Semih Kaya, Emre Taşdemir, Volkan Şen (min. 46 Mehmet Topal), Ozan Tufan (min. 84 Muhammet Demir), Arda Turan (min. 69 Olcay Şahan), Yasin Öztekin (min. 46 Selçuk İnan), Hakan Çalhanoğlu (min. 79 Mehmet Ekici), Mevlüt Erdinç (min. 46 Burak Yılmaz)

BULGARIA: Mitrev, Bandalovski, Aleksandar Aleksandrov, Bodurov (min. 68 Terziev), Minev (min. 46 Zanev), Manolev (min. 61 Tonev), Gadzhev (min. 60 Chochev), Dyakov, Mihail Aleksandrov, Popov (min. 76 Malinov), Micanski (min. 78 Vasilev)

GOALS: min. 49 & 54 Hakan Çalhanoğlu, min. 56 ve 80 Burak Yılmaz (Turkey)

YELLOW CARDS: min. 75 Bandalovski (Bulgaria)

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