Finland – Turkey: 9th October 2017
Finland is currently ranked 5th in World Championship Qualifying Group I, with 8 points accumulating after 9 games.
The hosts are in a fairly good form, with 7 points in the last 3 qualifying games. Last season, the Finns managed to draw on the field of Croatia, score 1-1.
T. Pukki is the team’s top scorer in this qualifying campaign, with 4 goals scored so far.
With the exception of Kosovo, the Finns have the weakest offensive of this group, with only 7 goals scored.
On the other hand, Turkey is in the 4th position of this qualifying group, the team managing to collect 14 points after 9 stages.
The students of Mircea Lucescu missed the World Cup qualification after two defeats in the last three games. A few days ago, Turkey landed without a right to appeal on its own ground, 0-3 in front of Iceland.
C. Tosun is the team’s best marker in this group, managing to score 3 times in 9 games.