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Euro 2024: Turkey-Portugal, 0-3
Euro 2024

Euro 2024: Turkey-Portugal, 0-3

  By Score More After a shaky start, Portugal showcased their strength with a commanding 3-0 victory over Turkey in Dortmund. No need for complicated calculations or a calculator. This is a new era. After two matches, the Portuguese national team is through to the Round of 16, topping Group F for the first time since 2008. Dortmund turned into a "little Istanbul" with the Signal-Iduna Park mostly filled with Turkish fans. However, Portugal demonstrated how to silence a stadium in just 30 minutes. Roberto Martínez set up the team in a 4-3-3 formation, with Palhinha stepping into midfield in place of Dalot. Cancelo played as the right-back but often moved inside as an additional midfielder. This required Nuno Mendes and Leão to provide width on the left. With Kökçü starting,...
Türkiye and Italy Share Spoils in Euro 2024 Preparatory Friendly
Euro 2024

Türkiye and Italy Share Spoils in Euro 2024 Preparatory Friendly

By Score More In a match that promised excitement but delivered a defensive masterclass, Türkiye's national football team held Italy to a 0-0 draw on Tuesday at the iconic Renato Dall'Ara Stadium. Both teams, eager to fine-tune their tactics ahead of Euro 2024, struggled to break the deadlock despite spirited performances. Türkiye, donning a blend of youth and experience, started with Altay Bayındır, Zeki Çelik, Abdülkerim Bardakcı, Ozan Kabak, Mert Müldür, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Kaan Ayhan, Oğuz Aydın, Yusuf Yazıcı, Barış Alper Yılmaz, and Kenan Yıldız. Italy, under coach Roberto Mancini, fielded a formidable squad including Vicario, Di Lorenzo, Mancini, Bastoni, Dimarco, Cristante, Jorginho, Orsolini, Pellegrini, Chiesa, and Retegui. The match began with both sides cautiously probing f...