Turkey v Bulgaria – Probable starting line-up's

Turkey v Bulgaria

Turkey take on Bulgaria today in an international friendly encounter. Manager Fatih Terim is expected to experiment with this starting XI.

Mehmet Ekici, Hakan Calhanoglu, Sener Ozbayraktar and Mevlt Erdinc are all expected to be given a spot in the starting line-up.


The Turkish national team will play their 525th game in their history when they take the field against Bulgaria.

In the Turkish national teams 92 year history, they have won 192 games, drawn 121 games and lost on 211 occasions.

Turkey are currently 4th in Group A with five points in five games. Fatih Terim’s side have won just one game so far.

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Stadium: Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Referee: Davide Massa
Kick-Off: 18.45 (GMT)

Turkey: V. Babacan, Şener, Serdar, H.Balta, Hasan Ali, H.Çalhanoğlu, M.Topal, Selçuk, M.Ekici, G.Töre, Mevlüt
Manager: Fatih Terim

Bulgaria: Ilıev, Manolev, Bodurov, Zanev, Bandalovski, Mitsanski, Tonev, Popov, Gadzhev, Dyakov, Zlatinski
Manager: Lyuboslav Peneva