Turkey vs Kosovo
2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers – Europe, Group I.
Date: Saturday, 12th November 2016
Kick-off at 17:00 UK
Venue: New Antalya Stadium, Antalya.
Turkey are yet to get a win in the 2018 World Cup qualification campaign as they remain 2 draws and a defeat from the three games played so far. They will have the chance to turn things around as they are playing one of the lowest rated teams, Kosovo at home on Saturday, 12th November 2016.
The Turkish football team have just 2 points to their name and are on the 4th position in the group table. They will enter this game from a 2-0 defeat at Iceland in the game week 3 last month. A win in this game will tie them on same point as Ukraine should Ukraine lose.
Kosovo were hammered 3-0 by Ukraine in the game week 3, keeping them in the foot of the table. They have been on the receiving side of goals as they have conceded 10 goals in their 3 games so far. They have the worst attack in the group, having scored just 1 goal in the campaign.
Turkey vs Kosovo: Head to Head Statistics
Turkey and Kosovo have only met once which was an International Friendly game in 2014, which ended in a big 6-1 win for the visiting Turks. And this will be the first ever competitive football match between the two teams.
Turkey vs Kosovo: Prediction
It’s obvious that Turkey are the more experienced side between the two, but have been unlucky in this campaign. They have been on a win-less run in their last 4 games, which includes the 2-0 defeat at Iceland last month. The Head Coach Fetih Terim will be hoping to make the fans smile in this game.
Kosovo haven’t improved since their last game against Turkey, and are in a much worse form compared to Turkey. The game is expected to end comfortably in favour of the home team Turkey.
Turkey vs Kosovo: Betting Tips
Turkey win to keeping a clean-sheet at 1.66
Over 2.5 goals for Turkey at 1.76.
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