Real Madrid Star Shines Despite Turkey’s Loss in Final Euro 2024 Warm-Up

Real Madrid youngster Arda Güler stole the show despite Turkey’s 2-1 defeat to Poland in their final Euro 2024 warm-up match on Monday evening.

Close Encounter in Warsaw

Vincenzo Montella’s side traveled to Warsaw for their last test before the European Championships. The match was a close encounter, but ultimately settled by a 90th-minute winner from Poland’s Nicola Zalewski.

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Güler Lights Up the Second Half

Despite the loss, the focus for Turkey was on the impressive performance of Arda Güler after he came on as a substitute at halftime. Living up to his reputation as a future star of Turkish football, the 19-year-old dominated the second half.

A Spark on the Right Flank

Operating from the right flank, Güler caused constant problems for the Polish defense. His skill and creativity were exactly what Turkey’s attack needed. He consistently cut inside onto his favored left foot, creating chances and testing the Polish goalkeeper.

Looking Ahead to the Euros

While the result wasn’t ideal, Güler’s performance offered a positive glimpse into Turkey’s future. His impact off the bench highlights the depth and talent at Montella’s disposal.

The Turkish international is expected to play a major role in Montella’s side at Euro 2024 which starts on Friday.

Fans will be eagerly anticipating whether Güler can replicate this form when Turkey’s Euro 2024 campaign gets underway.

Georgia on Tuesday 18 June in their opening game and will then play Portugal and Czechia in their final game.