TUR vs AZJ: Turkey will play hosts to Azerbaijan on Thursday, May 27 at the Bahçesehir Okullari stadium for an international friendly game.
Turkey played their previous game against Latvia in a group stage game of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers. The match ended in a fantastic 3-3 draw. A goal at the 2nd minute of the match by Kenan Karaman provided Turkey with the perfect start. Hakan Çalhanoğlu doubled the scoreline at the 33rd minute.
After an unimaginable start, they gave away a goal to midfielder Roberts Savalnieks who made it 2-1. Burak Yilmaz converted a penalty for Turkey to take a two-goal lead. Their happiness was momentary goals by Roberts Uldrikis and Davis Ikaunieks levelled scores.
Meanwhile, Azerbaijan too played their last game in the World Cup qualifiers against Serbia. The match ended in favour of Serbia 2-1.
Match: Turkey vs Azerbaijan
Date & Time: 27th May 2021, 10:30 PM IST
Venue: Bahçesehir Okullari Stadium, Turkey
TUR vs AZJ Head-to-Head
Since their first encounter in 1994, both teams have met each other nine times. Turkey holds the clear winning advantage by bagging six wins. Two games ended in draws while Azerbaijan have one win to their name.
They last played each other back in October 2011 at the UEFA European Championship. A second-half goal by Burak Yilmaz sealed the deal and ensured a comfortable victory for Turkey.
Turkey goes into this encounter as clear favourites and will be hoping to come out on top.
TUR vs AZJ Predicted Playing XI
Mert Günok, Merih Demiral, Ozan Kabak, Kaan Ayhan, Umut Meraş, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Okay Yokuşlu, Ozan Tufan, Abdülkadir Ömür, Kenan Karaman, Burak Yilmaz
Emil Balayev, Abbas Huseynov, Badavi Huseynov, Maksim Medvedev, Anton Krivotsyuk, Rahim Sadikov, Vüqar mustafayev, Emin Mahmudov, Ismayil Ibrahimli, Ramil Sheydayev, Ali Qurbani
TUR vs AZJ Dream11 Team Prediction
Goalkeeper: Emil Balayev
Defenders: Merih Demiral, Badavi Huseynov, Kaan Ayhan, Maksim Medvedev
Midfielders: Hakan Çalhanoğlu (captain), Okay Yokuşlu, Rahim Sadikov
Strikers: Ramil Sheydayev, Kenan Karaman, Burak Yilmaz (vice-captain)