The Turkish National Football Team will play their final match of Group D in the 2024 European Championship Qualifiers against Wales at Cardiff City Stadium tomorrow at 22.45 CEST.
Having already secured qualification for the tournament in Germany, Turkiye aims to finish the group as leaders by securing a win or draw against Wales.
In case of defeat, the group’s ranking will depend on the result of the Croatia-Armenia match.
Turkiye has a mixed history against Wales, with three wins, four losses, and one draw in eight previous encounters.
Their most recent meeting resulted in a 2-0 victory for Turkey in Samsun on June 19, 2023, with goals from Umut Nayir and Arda Güler.
The Turkish national team head into their fourth game under the management of Vincenzo Montella who has turned around the fortunes of the country.
Montella has won all three games in charge of the national charge away to Croatia, at home against Latvia and away to Germany.
This will be Turkiye’s 622nd match in their history, with a record of 242 wins, 146 draws, and 233 losses. They have scored 850 goals and conceded 887 goals in their matches played.
Montella does not face many injury concerns with the only notable missing player being Arda Guler.
The Full Turkish national team squad is as follows:
Goalkeeper: Altay Bayındır (Manchester United), Ertaç Özbir (Adanademirspor), Mert Günok (Beşiktaş), Uğurcan Çakır (Trabzonspor)
Defenders: Ferdi Kadıoğlu (Fenerbahçe), Zeki Çelik (Roma), Abdülkerim Bardakcı (Galatasaray), Cenk Özkacar (Valencia), Çağlar Söyüncü (Atletico Madrid), Kaan Ayhan (Galatasaray), Ozan Kabak (Hoffenheim), Samet Akaydin (Fenerbahçe), Eren Elmalı (Trabzonspor), Rıdvan Yılmaz (Rangers)
Midfielders: Berat Özdemir (Trabzonspor), Berkan Kutlu (Genoa), İsmail Yüksek (Fenerbahçe), Salih Özcan (Borussia Dortmund)
Strikers: Abdülkadir Ömür (Trabzonspor), İrfan Can Kahveci (Fenerbahçe), Yusuf Sarı (Adana Demirspor), Barış Alper Yılmaz (Galatasaray), Kerem Aktürkoğlu (Galatasaray), Kenan Yıldız (Juventus), Bertuğ Yıldırım (Rennais), Yusuf Yazıcı (Lille)