‘Proud!’ – Leicester City Star Caglar Soyuncu Reacts To Holding World Champions France To A Draw

Turkey held world champions France to a 1-1 draw in the Euro 2020 Group H qualifier at the Stade de France on Monday.

Leicester City star Caglar Soyuncu started alongside Juventus defender Merih Demiral as Turkey’s centre-back pairing.

Soyuncu reacted to the result on social media by posting a photograph of himself kissing the Turkish flag on his jersey alongside the caption, ‘Proud!’.

And he has every reason to feel proud as Turkey managed to remain Group H leaders, ahead of France who they have taken four points off over the past two head-to-head games.

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The defensive duo put on an impressive display against the French who kept 63% possession and 23 attempts.

Soyuncu helped keep wave after wave of attacks from France at bay. For all their possession and dominance the home side failed to open up a well-organised, disciplined Turkish defence.

The young defender could have done better in stopping Olivier Giroud scoring the opener from a well-worked corner but otherwise, he rarely put a foot wrong.

Turkey take on Iceland and Andorra next in November needing just a point to secure qualification.

Soyuncu meanwhile, will return to England ahead of Leicester City’s next game against Burnley at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.