Turkey vs Ukraine
Date: Tuesday, 20 November 2018
Kick-Off at 17:30 UK
Venue: Antalya Stadyumu (Antalya).
Turkey are going to host Ukraine in a friendly match at Antalya Stadyumu on Tuesday afternoon.
The hosts failed to qualify for the Nations League Division A and they need to secure the survival in the second tier in the clash against Sweden. Home side cannot be proud of their recent form as they booked just one win in the last six games and during that period they were involved in three draw matches. Although Mircea Lucescu’s side has been pretty good in front of the oppositions’ goal, their bad defending costed them of playing in the top flight of the European national teams.
On the other hand, Ukraine managed to secure the top spot in their group after three straight victories, despite their latest heavy defeat in Slovakia. Prior to that clash, the visitors tied nine games without losing and they missed the chance to win just three times during that period. Andriy Pyatov and the lads have been pretty tight in the back, while their teammates from the attacking line managed to produce enough goals for keeping their good streak.
Turkey vs Ukraine: Head-to-head
These two sides faced each other seven times so far and the crowd was able to see goals in both nets just once in their 2-2 draw which took place two years ago. Turkey managed to beat their rivals three times, while Ukraine celebrated in two occasions. The visitors haven’t lost in the last two encounters played in World Cup qualifiers.
Turkey vs Ukraine: Prediction
Ukraine are in much better form than their rivals and they should be able to secure a positive result in this one. Turkey are going to search for a win in front of their fans, but the most realistic outcome of this match should be a draw.
Although the tradition speaks otherwise, in this match the crowd might be able to enjoy goals in both nets. Both sides are doing well in front of the oppositions’ goal and since this one is a friendly match, the nets shouldn’t remain still.
Turkey vs Ukraine: Bet Tips
Draw @ 3.30 (23/10)
BTTS Yes @ 2.10 (11/10).