Tuesday 5 Jun

Russia vs. Turkey Match Preview

04 Jun 2018 Keith M. INTERNATIONAL: Int. Friendly Games
INTERNATIONAL: Int. Friendly Games

Russia

  • L
  • D
  • L
  • L
  • L

vs

Kick-off
16:00 GMT
05 June 2018

Turkey

  • L
  • W
  • D
  • W
  • D

Kick-off
16:00 GMT 05 June 2018

The Russia vs. Turkey match will be played on Tuesday, June 5, at the VEB Arena, Moscow. This is the international friendly football match.

STATS

  • Russia failed to win in six straight matches. They conceded three goals in three out of their last four games.
  • Turkey is undefeated in four games in a row. They scored at least once in five straight matches.

HEAD TO HEAD

These teams played only three times against each other. Two years ago, the result was 0:0, while in 1998 and 1994 Russia celebrated 1:0 victories. All games they played were friendly matches.

RUSSIA NEWS

As a host of upcoming World Cup, Russia have great ambitions in the tournament. However, their recent performances casted a shadow over their World Cup aspirations; it seems they don't have enough quality to qualify for the knockout phase of the competition. They are in the group with Uruguay, Egypt and Saudi Arabia, which is seen as the weakest on the championship, but they will have to deal with amazing Mohamed Salah, who will try to lead the Egyptians to glory.

Latest matches: Russia

30.05.2018 Int. Austria Russia 1:0 L
27.03.2018 Int. Russia France 1:3 L
23.03.2018 Int. Russia Brazil 0:3 L
14.11.2017 Int. Russia Spain 3:3 D
11.11.2017 Int. Russia Argentina 0:1 L

TURKEY NEWS

Turkey failed to qualify for World Cup, after finishing fourth in the group with Iceland, Croatia, Ukraine, Finland and Kosovo. They had a chance after 1:0 victory against Croatia, but right after that they were defeated at home against Iceland and in the last round they played only 2:2 in Finland, so Turkey finished fourth in the end. They played six friendly matches since then and recorded two victories, two defeats and two draws. The best team they played against was Ireland, and they won that match by 1:0. Turkey recorded a draw against Tunisia and defeated Iran, two teams that qualified for World Cup.

Latest matches: Turkey

01.06.2018 Int. Turkey Tunisia 2:2 D
28.05.2018 Int. Turkey Iran 2:1 W
27.03.2018 Int. Montenegro Turkey 2:2 D
23.03.2018 Int. Turkey Ireland 1:0 W
13.11.2017 Int. Turkey Albania 2:3 L

SUMMING UP!

Russia needs to step up and perform much better in the upcoming game, since the World Cup is only one week away. We don't expect to see many goals in this match.

About the author - Keith M.

Dedicated tipster with five years of experience. Devoted Arsenal fan and sports writer.

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