European Championship Qualifying - Group A
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Netherlands 1-1 Turkey

Netherlands
Netherlands are at risk of failing to qualify for the finals of the 2016 European Championships

Klaas-Jan Huntelaar scored an injury-time equaliser to rescue a point for the Netherlands at home to Turkey.

But the 1-1 draw did little to boost Dutch hopes of qualifying for the finals of Euro 2016.

They remain six points behind Group A leaders Czech Republic, who surrendered their 100% start as they were held 1-1 by Latvia.

Guus Hiddink's Dutch side are third and are now five points behind second-place Iceland, who won 3-0 in Kazakhstan.

Elsewhere, Marouane Fellaini scored twice, with Christian Benteke and Eden Hazard also on target, as Belgium beat Cyprus 5-0, leaving them three points behind Group B leaders Wales.

Italy came from behind to draw 2-2 with Bulgaria, but lost ground to Group H leaders Croatia, who continued their impressive home form in beating Norway 5-1 in Zagreb.

Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko claimed a hat-trick as Bosnia-Hercegovina earned a first win in Group B, triumphing 3-0 in Andorra.

Robert Prosinecki enjoyed success in his first game in charge of Azerbaijan with a 2-0 victory over Malta in Group H.

"This was our present to the Azerbaijani people," the former Real Madrid and Portsmouth midfielder said.

Line-ups

Netherlands

  • 1Cillessen
  • 2Van der WielBooked at 68mins
  • 3de Vrij
  • 4Martins IndiSubstituted forWillemsat 77'minutes
  • 5Blind
  • 8WijnaldumSubstituted forNarsinghat 45'minutes
  • 10Sneijder
  • 6de JongSubstituted forDostat 63'minutes
  • 7Afellay
  • 9Huntelaar
  • 11Depay

Substitutes

  • 12Janmaat
  • 13Veltman
  • 14Bruma
  • 15Willems
  • 16Clasie
  • 17Narsingh
  • 18de Jong
  • 19Dost
  • 20Klaassen
  • 21Promes
  • 22Krul
  • 23Vermeer

Turkey

  • 23Babacan
  • 7Gönül
  • 4AzizSubstituted forGülümat 69'minutes
  • 3Balta
  • 18Erkin
  • 11TöreBooked at 42mins
  • 15Topal
  • 16Tufan
  • 8Inan
  • 13SenSubstituted forCalhanogluat 61'minutes
  • 17YilmazSubstituted forKazim-Richardsat 79'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Günok
  • 2Ozbayrakli
  • 5Belozoglu
  • 6Altintop
  • 9Bulut
  • 10Calhanoglu
  • 12Tekin
  • 14Ekici
  • 19Erding
  • 20Kazim-Richards
  • 21Sahan
  • 22Gülüm
Referee:
Dr. Felix Brych

Match Stats

Home TeamNetherlandsAway TeamTurkey
Possession
Home70%
Away30%
Shots
Home19
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home5
Away0
Fouls
Home25
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Netherlands 1, Turkey 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Netherlands 1, Turkey 1.

Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Jetro Willems with a headed pass.

Goal!

Goal! Netherlands 1, Turkey 1. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Wesley Sneijder.

Attempt blocked. Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jetro Willems.

Offside, Turkey. Ozan Tufan tries a through ball, but Gökhan Töre is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Luciano Narsingh (Netherlands) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Caner Erkin (Turkey).

Foul by Bas Dost (Netherlands).

Hakan Balta (Turkey) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Ersan Gülüm (Turkey) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Memphis Depay.

Foul by Bas Dost (Netherlands).

Gökhan Gönül (Turkey) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands).

Mehmet Topal (Turkey) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Jetro Willems (Netherlands) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Luciano Narsingh.

Substitution

Substitution, Turkey. Colin Kazim-Richards replaces Burak Yilmaz because of an injury.

Substitution

Substitution, Netherlands. Jetro Willems replaces Martins Indi.

Attempt missed. Hakan Calhanoglu (Turkey) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Gökhan Töre.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Burak Yilmaz (Turkey) because of an injury.

Offside, Turkey. Gökhan Gönül tries a through ball, but Gökhan Töre is caught offside.

Attempt blocked. Gökhan Töre (Turkey) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Bas Dost with a headed pass.

Attempt saved. Bas Dost (Netherlands) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Luciano Narsingh with a cross.

Attempt missed. Wesley Sneijder (Netherlands) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Ibrahim Afellay (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Mehmet Topal (Turkey).

Stefan de Vrij (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Burak Yilmaz (Turkey).

Substitution

Substitution, Turkey. Ersan Gülüm replaces Serdar Aziz because of an injury.

Booking

Gregory Van der Wiel (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Gregory Van der Wiel (Netherlands).

Hakan Calhanoglu (Turkey) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Ibrahim Afellay (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Selcuk Inan (Turkey).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

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Scores, Results & Fixtures

Saturday 28th March 2015

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Czech Rep5410116513
2Iceland54011221012
3Netherlands521211657
4Turkey512268-25
5Latvia5032211-93
6Kazakhstan5014413-91

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wales532072511
2Israel43019549
3Belgium4220121118
4Cyprus5203910-16
5Bos-Herze512256-15
6Andorra5005220-180

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Slovakia5500112915
2Spain54011431112
3Ukraine53026249
4Belarus5113410-64
5Macedonia5104512-73
6Luxembourg5014314-111

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland43101521310
2Germany42117437
3Scotland42115417
4R. of Ireland421110377
5Georgia410347-33
6Gibraltar4004021-210

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England55001511415
2Slovenia530210469
3Switzerland530211389
4Lithuania5203310-76
5Estonia511315-44
6San Marino5014017-171

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Romania431061510
2Northern Ireland43016339
3Hungary42114317
4Finland411245-14
5Faroe Islands410326-43
6Greece401315-41

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Austria5410102813
2Sweden52307349
3Russia41216335
4Montenegro41213215
5Liechtenstein5113111-104
6Moldova501428-61

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia54101521313
2Italy532084411
3Norway530278-19
4Bulgaria512267-15
5Azerbaijan5104411-73
6Malta501419-81

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark42116427
2Portugal32012116
3Albania311124-24
4Serbia31115411
5Armenia301224-21
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